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Forsyth Creek Week March 15-22, 2014

Posted on 1/30/2014 by Jazmine Kilpatrick

Forsyth Creek Week March 15-22, 2014

Forsyth Creek Week is a full week of fun, educational and hands-on opportunities to discover, explore, and help our local waterways.

Forsyth County Parks and Recreation will be participating in Forsyth Creek Week. Forsyth County residents can participate in kayak fishing demonstrations, creek crawls, creek education programs, and Audubon bird walks at Tanglewood Park.

Creek Week’s goal is to connect Forsyth County residents with our local waterways through a variety of activities. This week-long observance will provide opportunities for them to discover and explore local streams through educational programs, recreational activities, and a volunteer service project. The objective of all of these opportunities is to help residents learn more about their own connections and impacts on our local waterways.

Learn more about creek week and other activities taking place throughout Forsyth County.

Forsyth Creek Week is a county-wide initiative organized by the City of Winston-Salem Stormwater/Erosion Control Division, Forsyth County Parks & Recreation, Forsyth County Extension Service, Town of Kernersville, Village of Clemmons, the Audubon Society, Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection, Forsyth County Public Libraries, the Gateway Environmental Initiative, Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful, Old Salem Museums & Gardens, the Sierra Club, Winston-Salem Sustainability Resource Center, and the Yadkin Riverkeeper.

 

General Park Information

  • Tanglewood is open daily from 7:00 am – Sunset (except on Christmas Day).
  • Pets must be under control of their owner and kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. All pets must have current inoculations for rabies. Pets must be kept and never left unattended. Pet owners are responsible for their pets using the designated waste area and cleaning up after their pets at the designated area.
  • Golf, Horse Stables, Hiking Trails and Accommodations are available year-around.
  • Gardens are open year-around. Blooming seasons vary.
  • Tennis activities are available from April to November.
  • Water activities can be enjoyed from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Entrance Fee:
    • $8.00 - Buses
    • $2.00 - All others
    Annual passes can be purchased at the Front Gate or Welcome Center for $25.00. Entrance fees & Annual Admission do not include Admission to Special Events.

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