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Purchase Knob – September 6, 2019

From the NPS website: The Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center is based on 535 acres in Haywood County, North Carolina, contiguous with the rest of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The parcel includes the 5,086 foot elevation Purchase Knob, a … Continue reading

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Plott Balsam Overlook & Heintooga Ridge Road – May 20, 2019

We started at Plott Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway (mile post 457.9) and zeroed the odometer. Subsequent stops were made on Heintooga Ridge Road after approximately 1.6 miles at “Mile High OL”, 1.9 & 2.9 miles for roadside … Continue reading

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Scout at Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center on Purchase Knob – September 11, 2018

Scout at Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center on Purchase Knob The scouting team decided we should add this spot to our schedule next year. See what you think. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Susan Pfeiffer

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