02/07/2023
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Jones Lake State Park is one of Bladen County’s most popular attractions. Jennifer Melvin with Jones Lake State Park announced the upcoming December programs.

The programs are as follows:

December 3rd 10 am

Snakes

Ever wonder what snakes’ species are at home in eastern North Carolina? Which ones are venomous? Join a park ranger at the Visitor Center in exploring the various snakes in this area and the other unique species found throughout our great state. Participants should meet at the Jones Lake State Park Visitor Center at 10 am. Call the park office @ (910) 588-4550 for more information. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

December 10th, 10 am

Ducks at a Distance

Join a park ranger and learn about the waterfowl that can be found in the area. How to ID and migration routes will be discussed. Participants should meet at the Jones Lake State Park Visitor Center at 10 am. Call the Park office at 910-588-4550 for more information. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

December 17th, 2 pm

Carolina Bays

Join a park ranger and learn about the geological mysteries of the Carolina Bays. Formation theories and the natural communities associated with Carolina Bays will be discussed. Participants should meet at the Jones Lake State Park Visitor Center at 2 pm. Call the Park office at 910-588-4550 for more information. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

December 24th at 10 am Nature Hike

Join a park ranger for a hike through the bay forest at Jones Lake State Park and “discover” why this environment is unique. Discussion on the hike will include the flora and fauna of the forest, and why Carolina Bays are important. Participants should meet at the Visitor Center at 10:00 am for this program. 

Please bring bug spray, water, and hiking shoes. For more information call: (910)588-4550.