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Asheville Outdoor Families Nature Event: View the Solar Eclipse!

A cozy place for all ages The WNC Nature Center is hosting a family-friendly nature play and solar eclipse viewing August 21st at Pink Beds Picnic area in Brevard, NC. At a 99.2% view of the eclipse, while very close to 100%, it won’t be the total phase–however, the partial view is just as spectacular. Pink Beds...

How to Keep your Tween or Teen Interested in the Outdoors

Not only does it take some major prep to getting outside with 4 kids, it’s even more challenging keeping my older ones falling into the eternal sunshine of the bored mind. I am grateful all of them are such great sports when mom and dad want to go on hikes every chance we get. Growing...

Celebrate National Trails Day 2017 in Asheville

This year for National Trails Day we are hosting a hike on behalf of Family Trails to keep encouraging families big and small to get outside. The American Hiking Society lists thousands of hiking events across the country and our hike will be among them. Pink Beds is a loop trail suitable for all skill levels in...