Wed, May 18|
Meet at CLE
Interpretive Hike: Spring Wildflowers at Panthertown
Time & Location
May 18, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Meet at CLE, 348 S 5th St, Highlands, NC 28741, USA
About the Event
Panthertown Valley is one of the most beautiful and special of places in Southern Appalachia, with many great views, waterfalls, and distinct ecosystems. Join Trip Leader Adam Bigelow for a slow, easy walk along the trail to Salt Rock overlook, where we will see many beautiful trees, shrubs, and wildflowers including Pink Lady Slipper Orchids.
Save the date: In the event of severe weather, the backup date is Thursday May 19th
Check in at the CLE office at 9:00 am Limit 20
Guide: Adam Bigelow is a Horticulturist and the owner of Bigelow's Botanical Excursions, an Ecotourism business offering guided, interpretive walks with a focus on he native Wildflowers and Plants of the Southern Appalachian bioregion. Adam has been studying and working with plants for over twenty years, and is the Garden Manager for the Cullowhee Community Garden, a donation based organic community garden supported by the Jackson County Health Department.