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Category / Hikes

Hiking Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Another weekend, another hike…but with friends! We met at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. As a poet immersed in American culture, it’s no wonder there is so much to do here in one day.  We had explored, peaked, and hiked, historic and nature-filled terrain. There’s even a TRACK trail for anyone wanting to...

Elk Vewing and More at Cataloochee Valley

We still feel like tourists even though it’s been almost a year since we’ve moved here and I imagine we will feel like this a while.  A few weeks ago we explored Cataloochee Valley where the Elk roam about the meadows during the “rut” or mating season. The valley was an old mountain settlement nestled in the...

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...