Docent Naturalists Jan Hintermeister and Sarah Schoen will be your traveling companions on this leisurely-paced hike through varied habitats of the Bald Mountain and Mt. Umunhum trails. Starting from the Bald Mountain Park Area you'll later car pool / caravan to the Mount Umunhum summit for further exploration. Although the focus is on butterflies, you'll see many other plant and animal species on the shoulders and summit of Mt. Umunhum. There will be a short lunch break along the way. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Meet at the Bald Mountain Parking Area located on Mt. Umunhum Rd. Exit Highway 85 at Camden Avenue. (From northbound Hwy. 85 turn left on Branham Avenue and then turn left on Camden Ave. and from southbound Hwy. 85 turn left on Camden Ave.) Travel on Camden Ave. about 1.6 miles to Hicks Road and turn right, and travel for about 6.3 miles. Turn right on Mt. Umunhum Rd. and continue for about 1.7 miles. The parking lot will be on the left.