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  1. Flag Rock Campground Closing for Season

    November 9, 2020 - April 1, 2021 @ Flag Rock Recreation Area

    Flag Rock Campground will close for the season on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. Thank you for your patronage. We'll see you in 2021! Questions? Contact Norton Parks and Recreation Department at (276) 679-0754.

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  2. Norton Winter Photo Contest

    January 4, 2021 - January 29, 2021

    Calling all amateur photographers! The Norton Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Winter Photo Contest. Contestants are invited to submit their best winter photo taken within Norton’s city limits (this includes Flag Rock Recreation Area). Contest Rules: Photos must be taken within Norton’s corporate limits. This includes Flag Rock Recreation Area but does not include High Knob Observation Tower. Photos may not be submitted by professional photographers. Photos must be submitted in JPEG format to Photographers can submit up to two photos. Submissions must include photographer’s name, a brief description of the photo’s location, and the photographer’s hometown. Contact: Michele Knox, Norton Parks and Recreation Director, (276) 679-0754 or

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  3. Digital Outdoor Chat: Backpacking 101 (Online Event)

    January 28, 2021, 9:00 AM

    Join avid backpackers Chelsea and Justin Barnes for a digital chat about backpacking, including the top 10 dos and don’ts for getting into the outdoor activity. Due to COVID-19, this chat will be available online at

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  4. Monthly Hike: Pickem Mountain Loop

    January 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Flag Rock Recreation Area

    Location: Meet at Norton Reservoir Trailhead Driving Directions: Details: Join us for a 5-mile loop hike on the Flag Rock Area Trails system. See for details. Wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Bring water/snack. Difficulty: Moderate. Group Size: Due to COVID-19, this event will be limited to 5 people. Registration required. Contact: Katie Dunn, or (276) 679-1160

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