Take A Hike With A Veteran Volunteer Day

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North Carolina Coastal Land Trust

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Come hike while benefiting the environment and learning about history!

Every first Saturday of the month the Coastal Land Trust, a coastal land conservation non-profit, hosts a volunteer workday. We get together to trim trees, rake trails, move branches, and have fun doing general trail maintenance.

This month, due to November 9th's proximity to November 11th, Veterans Day, we're going to be working and hiking at Gales Creek Preserve with a guest hike leader! This huge piece of property is ~254 acres and hosts a beautiful little nature chapel. It boasts wide open spaces and a large amount of creek frontage property. Come learn about history, honor those who have served our country, and enjoy maintaining the environment.

Coastal Land Trust will bring water, gloves, hand tools, bug spray, sunscreen, snacks, and waivers for everyone to sign. All you need to bring is a positive attitude and a water bottle if you want!

Address: There are no good GPS coordinates for this preserve. Follow the directions below.

Follow directions initially for Camp Sam Hatcher located at:

Sam Hatcher Rd

Newport, NC 28570

After finding 9 Mile Rd which Camp Sam Hatcher is located on, follow signs for the Coastal Land Trust.

Parking: Follow signs for coastal land trust event.

Attire: Long sleeves, long pants, gloves are recommended. Closed-toe shoes are required.

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About North Carolina Coastal Land Trust


3 Pine Valley Drive, Wilmington, NC 28412, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust is to enrich the communities of our state through the accquisition of open space and natural areas, conservation education, and the promotion of good land stewardship.


Founded in 1992 on a shoestring and a dream, the Coastal Land Trust has become the largest land trust geographically in the state of North Carolina, serving 31 counties along the entire coastal plain. One of 24 land trusts in the state, our focus is saving and restoring special places in the coastal plain like barrier islands, nature parks and preserves, family farms, and longleaf pine forests.

Our professional staff includes attorneys, biologists, fundraisers, and educators who all embrace the CORE VALUES that guide our organization:

  • Achievement
  • Competence
  • Creativity
  • Sustainability
  • Environment
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork


Sat Nov 09, 2019
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM  


Camp Sam Hatcher RdNewport, NC 28570



  • Habitat Restoration


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • 2 hours
  • Closed Toe Shoes and Long Pants

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