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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...

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...

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...