Looking to connect safely with others while participating in thought-provoking conversations? Join the 2021 Virtual Book Club! Moderated by Mainspring Conservation Trust‘s Rachel Newcomb, the books selected will relate to Mainspring’s conservation […]

Long Ridge in the Mulberry Community

Hike 3 steep climbs through sheer cliffs and rock formations to the Rock House. Experienced hikers and well-behaved dogs welcome. Total Hike Distance: 4 miles Rating: S Elevation: 800' Meeting […]

Smokemont Loop in the GSMNP

From Smokemont Campground go up Bradley Fork to the junction of the loop. You cross Bradley Fork on a long footbridge to the other side. There is a 1.7 climb […]

Ranger Falls at Cliffside Lake

This is an interpretive trail. The falls is part of Skitty Creek which flows into Cliffside Lake. We will see the remnants of an old homestead with apple trees and […]


Rough Run Falls and High Falls

Rough Run Falls and High Falls on the west fork of the Tuckaseegee River in the Lake Glenville area. See these two beautiful falls. Dogs and children over 6 welcome. […]