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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 52 Issue 4, Apr 1988
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Hanging Rock State Park is located in the state's northern Piedmont, close to large cities like Winston-Salem and Greensboro. It became a state park in 1936. Over seventeen miles of hiking trails wind through the park. The park contains a number of waterfalls, and its main attraction is Moore's Knob. There an observation tower provides visitors with an unobstructed 360 degree view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Bay Nowell has trained over 1,300 setters and pointers for bird hunters and field trial enthusiasts. In this Carolina Profile, he reflects on his days of dog training, his outdoor experiences, and what the land and its resources mean to him.
By the start of the 20th-century, wild turkeys were almost eliminated from North Carolina's forests and woodlands. However, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's restoration program has been very successful, and the turkey population is climbing.