John Rock-in’ New Year’s Eve Hike

Burn some calories before you burn the midnight oil and get a jump on your New Year’s Resolution. This Pisgah Forest winter hike at John Rock trail offers stunning panoramic views of the Blue Ridge while the Parkway is still open. Reservations: appreciated by Dec 30th...

Holiday Homecoming @ Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Located near Cherokee at the Great Smoky Mountains entrance, see old time crafts being demonstrated at the Mountain Farm Museum. Learn by observing the practical arts of quilting, weaving, and basket and doll making, apple cider and apple butter. Reservations:...

Max Patch Hike

Michael will lead this hike to Max Patch in the Pisgah National Forest. This bald provides a 360-degree view and intersects the Appalachian Trail. If we’re lucky you can get selfies with the white stuff on the ground. How cool would that be. Reservations: required by...

Trip(tophan) the Light Fantastic

Jen will lead this hike at Dark Ridge Creek. This is a good time to walk off some of the turkey and dressing and you can also bring leftovers to enjoy at the campground before, during or after the hike. Reservations: Required by Nov 23rd – Register below...

Graveyard Fields Topography Hike

The naked trees provide a great opportunity to observe the lay of the land. We’ll chat geology and topography on this classic Blue Ridge Hike. Reservations: Appreciated by Nov. 18th – register below Difficulty: 2 – 5/6 hiking boots What to bring: camera,...