If you’ve got a snow day and were wondering, most of North Carolina’s state parks are closed today. A moot point, since you probably can’t get out of your driveway, let alone off your street.
Simple, to the point. Others, such as Crowders Mountain, are a little more adamant in explaining what exactly they mean by “closed”:
The sites advise you to check back frequently for updates. And you should. Shortly before 9 a.m., the Carolina Beach site said the park was closed as staff dealt with tree limbs brought down by nearly .75-inch of ice. Shortly afternoon, the site was updated:
And then there’s Grandfather Mountain, a whole other animal unto itself. Its posting begins with the basics:
Then, it offers some general advice:
And if you’ve ever been atop Grandfather Mountain, you know these aren’t scare tactics. It’s one impressive landscape in good weather, one sphincter-tightening place when the weather turns.
So for today, stay inside, stay warm, and, again, curl up with a good tale of adventure.
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