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Tornados Split With Queens In Road SAC Hoops Battle – Brevard NC

Brevard College split a pair of road games Saturday against Queens with the men's team falling 72-50 and the women's team picking up a 58-49 win. Last Wednesday, the Tornados were swept at home by...

 

Road Cycling and Mountain Biking Are All The Rage

Each year, it seems that Transylvania County’s reputation as a mecca for cyclists and mountain bikers grows and grows. There are literally hundreds of miles of trails for mountain bikers, while the... Full story

 

Enjoy A Variety of Hiking Trails in Transylvania

For those who like to hike, Transylvania County has hundreds of miles of trails to choose from, and more are being built every year. Some six miles of new trails will be open this summer starting on... Full story

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest

It’s official — DuPont State Recreational Forest is the most visited state forest in North Carolina, with more than 160,000 visits annually. The 10,500-acre forest is located near Cedar Mountain,... Full story

 

Pisgah National Forest Offers Something for Everyone

The Pisgah Ranger District in Pisgah National Forest is a big draw for visitors to western North Carolina. Each year, the district attracts more than one million visitors seeking an outdoor... Full story

 

The Blue Ridge Parkway Is “America’s Favorite Drive”

Of the 469 miles that make up the Blue Ridge Parkway, 24 of them go through Transylvania County. “America’s Favorite Drive,” as the Parkway is known, enters the county at milepost 407.5 and exit... Full story

 

Gorges State Park Features New Amenities This Year

There are a lot of new things going on at Gorges State Park. For one, the park has opened two new picnic shelters: Bearwallow and White Pines. Both shelters come with grills, a rock fireplace, parking and restroom facilities. The park’s loop road... Full story

 

Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education

At the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Pisgah National Forest visitors may learn more about the local wildlife and the unique natural habitats in western North Carolina’s mountain region.... Full story

 

The Cradle of Forestry Welcomes Visitors of All Ages

The 6,500 acres of the Cradle of Forestry in America are a popular attraction in Pisgah National Forest. The Cradle, located four miles south of the Blue Ridge Parkway off U.S. 276, offers trails,... Full story

 

Canoeing and Kayaking in Transylvania County

This summer, canoeists and kayakers will have another option in Transylvania County with the opening of the French Broad River Paddle Trail. The trail, which officially opens June 9, will cover... Full story

 

Transylvania Is Home To Spectacular Mountain Golfing

Transylvania County’s scenic views are a perfect backdrop to a round of golf, no matter how good of a round. Some splendid vistas are on show at Glen Cannon Country Club, located off Wilson Road...

 

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