Don’t Miss the Eclipse Monday 8/21/2017


Get your Eclipse Info HERE:

Watch the eclipse with NASA here:

When and where? Check out the Carolinas map:

Want a Guide? Visit Gorges State Park one of North Carolina’s most beautiful parks

On August 21st at 2:38 p.m., the solar eclipse will travel a path of totality over Gorges State Park in western North Carolina. It will be the first time in nearly 100 years.

Gorges State Park, along with several other state parks including Carvers Creek SP, Dismal Swamp SP, Falls Lake SRA, Hammocks Beach SP, Haw River SP, Jockey’s Ridge SP, New River SP, Stone Mountain SP and Weymouth Woods-Sandhills NP will be hosting solar eclipse events.  NC State Park Link

Here is what you need to know to prepare if you plan to watch the eclipse at Gorges State Park:

  • Arrive early. We are expecting a record crowd and encourage you to be in your viewing location by 11 a.m. The park gates will open at 5 a.m.

  • Come prepared. You will be at the park for several hours. Bring food, water, sunscreen, chairs, and anything else to keep you comfortable. No alcohol is allowed in the park.

  • Be prepared for changes in the weather.

  • Bring and WEAR your eclipse glasses. Looking directly at the eclipse without proper eye protection can cause permanent damage to your eyesight. Make sure your eyewear meets the    ISO 12312-2  international standards.



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