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Hike Paddy's Creek Trail at Lake James

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Lake James State Park - Paddy's Creek Access

When most folks have their minds on reading the newspaper and drinking another cup of coffee, let's take a morning stroll along one of the park's most popular trails: the Paddy's Creek Trail.

Ranger Engels will guide you on this easy, 2-mile trek. Dress appropriately for the forecast, and bring your curiosity for the wonders of nature. Heck, we might even spot a bald eagle.

Meet at the Paddy's Creek area bathhouse breezeway at 9 a.m.

Photo by C. Peek: Paddy's Creek at Lake James State Park

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