The Trail Boss, aka Jeff Lenosky, recently took advantage of the prime early fall riding season here in Western North Carolina to showcase his skills on one of the more technical trails the Pisgah Ranger District in Brevard – Bennett Gap. Most people spend quite a bit of time off the bike on this trail […]

An exciting new trail system is currently in the planning and development stage in the steep and rugged mountains just north and west of Boone, North Carolina. The Northern Peaks Trail effort is being funded by the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, Watauga County Tourism Development Authority, Ashe County, Ashe County Chamber of Commerce, […]

The Wilson Creek Trails near Boone, NC aren’t known as widely for their mountain biking in the same way as some of the other destinations in the Pisgah National Forest trails are across Western North Carolina, but they still serve up some incredibly fun and – at times – really technical trails that are an […]

We headed out to Bryson City to get a first-hand look at a few of the best adventures this outdoor destination has to offer. Needless to say, after a long weekend in Bryson City…we were blown away and can’t wait to return to experience even more outdoor adventures. See a few of our favorites in […]

Bennett Gap Trail | Brevard Mountain Biking: The 2.9-mile-long trail requires a car switch if you want to avoid backtracking. Most begin from Bennett Gap and travel downhill. This trail is mainly a ridgetop trail and affords nice views of the Pisgah Ledge, Looking Glass Rock, the Avery Creek valley, and Black Mountain. The terrain […]

We catch up with the guides at Headwaters Outfitters in Brevard, NC and head over to their private waters on the Horsepasture River near Cashiers to get a first-hand look at what guided fly fishing in Brevard is all about. For more information, head to Headwaters Outfitters website and book your trip today.

Bearwallow Mountain (Hendersonville): The hike up Bearwallow Mountain is a strenuous two-mile round trip hike with over 500 feet in elevation gain. The mostly grassy summit of Bearwallow Mountain stands at 4,232 feet above sea level and is the highest peak in the Bearwallow Highlands Range. From the grassy meadow at the mountain’s summit, hikers […]

In this video from National Geographic, viewers will get an inside look at what makes the Great Smoky Mountains National Park such an incredible destination. With seemingly endless opportunities for great long-range mountain views, towering waterfalls and abundant wildlife viewing options, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a destination that should be on everyone’s […]

Presented By When it comes to whitewater paddling, Western North Carolina is truly among the best of the best. Home to some of the Eastern U.S.’ only temperate rainforests, as well as thousands of acres of protected forests full of creeks, rivers and waterfalls, it’s easy to see why the mountains of North Carolina are home to some […]