Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 St Hwy 128
Burnsville, NC 28714
United States

TRACK Trail Details
Mileage: 2.00 miles
Difficulty: Easy
Terrain: Crushed Rock
Location Features
  • Food Service
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Tables
  • Shelter/Pavilion
  • Leashed Pets Allowed
  • Visitor Information
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Island in the Sky (Mt. Mitchell State Park)

The ecosystem atop Mt. Mitchell is often deemed the "island in the sky." On this adventure, discover a few plants and animals that call this mountaintop home.

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Let's Explore: ecoEXPLORE!

Scientists need your help documenting species! On this adventure, learn how to become an ecoEXPLORER and share your nature observations with real scientists.

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Nature's Hide & Seek e-Adventure
Nature's Hide & Seek

Let's see what we can discover today! On this adventure, explore your surroundings and use this checklist to find common things often overlooked in nature.

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Animal Athletes e-Adventure
Animal Athletes

Have you ever wanted to copy an animal's movement? On this adventure, follow along with the animal exercises on the pages and enjoy getting some energy out.

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Hikin' to Find Lichen e-Adventure
Hikin' to Find Lichen

Do you kow what lichen is?! On this adventure, learn how lichen are created by algae and fungi coming together and how to identify the three types of lichen.

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Forest Bathing

Shinrin-yoku, or Forest Bathing, is the act of being fully present in the woods. On this adventure, immersive yourself in nature by engaging all your senses.

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