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Portion of Parkway Closed-Brevard NC

Several storm related closures are still in effect along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Parkway officials are asking for cooperation in particular at the closure from Milepost 402.7 to Milepost 408.4, where a significant washout was discovered along the...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 23, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage Report is brought to by by the Hampton Inn and Steve Owen & Associates Leaf Report Fall colors are coming along nicely at roughly 2,500 feet and below along the Blue... Full story

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 19, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage Report is brought to you by Rocky's Grill and Soda Shop & by Rocky's Corner Market Leaf Report Fall colors are expected to be vibrant this weekend along the Blue Ridge Par... Full story

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 16, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to your by Steve Owen & Associates and Rockin' Bowl Leaf Report The cooler temperatures this week should increase fall color development. But Howard...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 12, 2017 - Brevard, NC

Leaf Report The fall color can still best be viewed along the Blue Ridge Parkway at the higher elevations. Autumn colors can also be see in DuPont State Recreational Forest this week. The rain from... Full story

 

This Week's Outdoor Destination: Bubbling Springs Branch

This week's outdoor destination hike is Bubbling Springs Branch, a tributary of the Pigeon River. Bubbling Springs Branch can be viewed from the road (N.C. 215), or from a short hike to the bottom of...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 9, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to you by Steve Owen and Associates and The Hampton Inn. The recent warm weather has slowed down color development in the area's trees, according to Howard...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 2, 2017

Note: This week's fall leaf report is brought to you by The Sunset Motel and Rockin' Bowl of Brevard. Experts are predicting that this year's fall colors could be the most beautiful and eye popping... Full story

 

This Week's Outdoor Destination: Dill Falls

Our destination hike this week is Dill Falls, a ten-minute hike from the car. Dill Falls is located on Tanasee Creek, which feeds Wolf Lake in Jackson County. Easy to reach and beautiful, this 65 foot...

 

Cradle Seeks Volunteers For National Public Lands Day Projects On Saturday, Sept. 30

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites individuals, families and groups who are passionate about caring for their public lands to participate in National Public Lands Day service projects Saturday, September 30. Participants have options of...

 

Exhibit Captures Transylvania's Natural Beauty - Brevard, NC

The Hollingsworth Gallery at 147 E. Main St. in Brevard will soon be exhibiting images from six local photographers, all members of the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club. This annual show features fine...

 

Fall Beauty Here

Fall officially begins Friday, but the colors, particularly in higher elevations such as at Graveyards Fields and off the Blue Ridge Parkway, are already spectacular....

 

Escape From The Storm

The fall colors at Graveyard Fields off the Blue Ridge Parkway were a welcome a sight for Emmie, Francesca and Harold Kessler, who are evacuees from Hurricane Irma and their Key Largo home in...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 18, 2017

Public Land Managers Warn Of Dangers After Hurricane Irma

After the remnants of Hurricane Irma brought heavy rain and winds last week, local public land managers warn that while in the woods visitors should take extra precaution about downed trees on trails and be on the lookout for trees and limbs hanging...

 

Sections Of Blue Ridge Parkway Remain Closed-Brevard NC

For today, the following sections of Blue Ridge Parkway remain closed due to ongoing cleanup efforts related to. Closures still in effect as of noon include: Milepost 269 - 276 Milepost 317 - 324 Milepost 355 - 382, including access to the Craggy...

 

Sections Of Parkway Reopen-Brevard NC

Today, many sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway previously closed for downed trees have reopened. Work continues in the following sections with these updates, including estimated opening times, from north to south include: Milepost 331 – 355, from...

 

Pisgah Monster Cross - Pisgah Forest, NC

Local cyclist Matt Champion took first place at this weekend's Pisgah Monster Cross challenge, an 80-mile loop through Pisgah National Forest. Local cyclists Matthew Busche took third place and Reid...

 

U.S. Forest Service Temporarily Closes Campgrounds, Recreation Areas

The U.S. Forest Service is closely tracking the forecast models of Hurricane Irma and is temporarily closing all campgrounds and recreation areas in the Nantahala, Pisgah and Uwharrie National Forests. This includes the temporary suspension of creati...

 

County A Billion Years In The Making

A billion-year history of tumultuous topography can be credited for Transylvania County's landscape of steep slopes and lots of waterfalls, while its geological metamorphoses can also be blamed for...

 

Forest Service Closes Campgrounds-Brevard NC

The U.S. Forest Service is closely tracking the forecast models of Hurricane Irma and is temporarily closing all campgrounds and recreation areas in the Nantahala, Pisgah, and Uwharrie National Forests. This includes the temporary suspension of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 17, 2017

Search For Stroupe Entailed Large Response

As fugitive Phillip Stroupe II was beginning his five-day retreat from law enforcement into the Pisgah National Forest on Saturday, July 22, Eddie Gunter, the Transylvania County Sheriff Office’s chief deputy, was just trying to cut the grass. He...

 

May The Forest Be With You: Event At The Cradle Of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to a new event, “May the Forest Be with You” on Saturday, Aug. 12. This event celebrates all that is wood- its beauty, variety and products forests provide. A variety of wood workers will be on site...

 

This Week's Outdoor Destination: Log Hollow Falls

This week's Outdoor destination is Log Hollow Falls in Pisgah National Forest. Log Hollow Falls, a secluded 25 footer, is located near the Pink Beds, off forest road 475B. This is one of the easiest...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 27, 2017

UPDATED: Stroupe Caught-Brevard NC

The McDowell County Sheriff's Department has taken Phillip Michael Stroupe II into custody. According to their report, McDowell County Sheriff Deputy David Jones apprehended Stroupe at approximately...

 

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