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Wildcat Rock Trail

One of the more challenging (but I promise, fun) hikes for kids is the Wild Cat Rock Trail in Gerton. Beautifully maintained by Conserving Carolina, this strenuous, out-and-back, uphill hike includes a private fruit orchard, stream-crossing, rock climbing, and vista views–not for the faint of heart, we finally completed this trail (after a few proper...

Family Adventures On The South Toe River

We loved this campsite so much we came back twice! Black Mountain Campground is located in Burnsville in Pisgah National Forest and included¬†everything from hiking, waterfall hunting, river access, and plenty of space to run around. After coming back the second time, we’re so glad we did because¬†we discovered places we didn’t see before–perfect for...

Garden Composting With Kids As A Learning Experience

We started building our raised garden bed a couple of weeks ago, and with all the rain we’ve gotten it’s the ideal time to plant all the starts and seeds I’ve collected. We bought all our soil and material for the beds, but the one part we were still trying to figure out was a...