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Hike to the Great Channels

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hayters Gap Community Center, 7720 Hayters Gap Road
Saltville, VA 24370 United States
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Event Date:
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Free admission with advanced registration required. Contact Claiborne Woodall at 276-676-5673 or email claiborne.woodall@dcr.virginia.gov by Tuesday, July 25. Limit twenty (20) participants.

The Great Channels is a unique geologic formation composed of a network of deep sandstone crevices at the top of Clinch Mountain. It is part of the Channels State Forest and Natural Area Preserve. On the hike, participants will learn about the geology and ecology of the area. Participants should be prepared for a moderately strenuous six-mile round-trip hike. Hikers should wear sturdy hiking boots and bring lunch, plenty of water, and possibly rain gear.

Participants will meet at Hayters Gap Community Center, 7720 Hayters Gap Road Saltville, VA 24370.

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Hike to the Great Channels

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hayters Gap Community Center, 7720 Hayters Gap Road
Saltville, VA 24370 United States
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Event Date:
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Free admission with advanced registration required. Contact Claiborne Woodall at 276-676-5673 or email claiborne.woodall@dcr.virginia.gov by Tuesday, July 25. Limit twenty (20) participants.

The Great Channels is a unique geologic formation composed of a network of deep sandstone crevices at the top of Clinch Mountain. It is part of the Channels State Forest and Natural Area Preserve. On the hike, participants will learn about the geology and ecology of the area. Participants should be prepared for a moderately strenuous six-mile round-trip hike. Hikers should wear sturdy hiking boots and bring lunch, plenty of water, and possibly rain gear.

Participants will meet at Hayters Gap Community Center, 7720 Hayters Gap Road Saltville, VA 24370.

Find out more »