weekend itinerary

Elizabethtown – White Lake
Year of the Trail Weekend itinerary
February 17 – 19, 2023

Year of the Trail Bladen County logo

Join us for a weekend of exploring trails in Mother Nature’s Playground.

A registration form and more details on hikes will be added shortly.

Friday, February 17, 2023

3pm – 7pm –  Check-in at the Trail Weekend Headquarters at the Cape Fear Farmers Market, 106 MLK Dr, Elizabethtown and then explore this quaint town filled with locally owned shop and great places to eat.Welcome, food, vendors, information on Saturday events, information on DIY events

6:30 p.m. – Night hike at Jones Lake State Park, Cedar Loop Trail

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Trail Weekend Headquarters is open.
Food, Vendors, information on Saturday events, information on DIY hikes
106 MLK Dr., Elizabethtown

10 a.m. – Hike at Jones Lake State Park on the 4-mile Bay Trail

11 a.m. – Guided mountain bike ride at Browns Creek Nature Park and Bike Trail

12:30 p.m. – Guided paddle on Jones Lake State Park

1 p.m. – Reading by local author at Bladen County Public Library

2 p.m. – Guided hike on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

3 p.m. – Guided hike at Bay Tree Lake State Natural Area

4 p.m. – Guided hike at Singletary Lake State Park

4 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Trail Weekend Headquarters Moves to White Lake.
New location is Camp Clearwater, 2038 White Lake Drive, Elizabethtown.

4 p.m. – Guided hike on White Lake Multi-use path

5:30 – 7 p.m. – Mountain-to-Sea Fundraiser at Camp Clearwater.
Join us for some Southern Comfort Cuisine and fellowship as we share our experiences in Mother Nature’s Playground.

6-8 p.m.  Live music – Band TBA


Sunday is a do-it-yourself day. We will provide maps and route descriptions.  A “hike board” can be found at the Trail Weekend Headquarter s0e people interested in doing the same hikes could organize
Potential Hikes include: