Western NC Hike for Hope
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Welcome to the Western NC Hike for Hope
Location: Paddys Creek Area, Lake James State Park, NC
Registration: 9:00 am
Event Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Rebecca Bradley
Contact Email: NCHikeforHope@gmail.com
The Western NC Hike for Hope provides an opportunity to enjoy our natural surroundings and acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about. We hope you will join us in the beautiful setting of Lake James State Park Paddys Creek Area for this hope-filled event.
If you're looking for support and/or resources, please visit www.afsp.org/get-help and www.afsp.org/resources.
Raise $150 and you'll receive the 2023 Hike for Hope Participant shirt
Physical Address : Paddys Creek Access
Lake James State Park
7321 NC Highway 126
Nebo NC 28761
Mill Creek Trail is a 3.6 mile moderate terrain loop trail with good lake views and rolling hills.
To get to the Paddy's Creek Area of Lake James State Park:
Traveling east on I-40: From I-40, take the Nebo/Lake James exit (exit 90) and head north. After a half mile, turn right onto Harmony Grove Road, and follow it for 2 miles to a stoplight. Proceed straight across the intersection and past Nebo Elementary School to a stop sign. Turn right onto NC 126, and follow the signs to the park entrance 4.8 miles on the right.
Traveling west on I-40: From I-40, take the Dysartsville/Lake James exit (exit 94) and head north for 0.5 mile to a stop sign. Turn left onto US 70 and follow it for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Bridgewater Road and travel 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Benfield's Landing Road, and follow it for 2 miles to a stop sign. Turn right onto NC 126, and follow the signs to the park entrance 0.7 miles on the right.