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Joel Bond Stevenson

Joel Bond Stevenson died July 16, 2020, in Brevard. He was born April 16, 1942, to Mary (Wilson) Stevenson and J.J. Stevenson in Asheville. He attended Brevard College and Western... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

Fundraiser Sets Picnic Tables For Summer Event

During July, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is celebrating National Picnic Month with a new twist on a great summer tradition, with the Picnic for the Parkway event. Fans of the... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

The French Broad - A Source Of Endless Adventures

Transylvania County is no stranger to outdoor adventure recreation. Amongst Pisgah's high peaks, hidden rivulets within Headwaters State Forest, waterfalls of Gorges State Park,... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cancellations •Due to Covid-19 concerns the Janie and Solomon Jones family reunion scheduled for July 4 has been cancelled. •Faith Chapel trustees have decided that the chapel w... — Updated 6/18/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Flame Azalea And Mountain Laurel

An otherwise ordinary walk in the woods can turn magical when one keeps an eye out for beauty. Throughout the summer, shrubs and wildflowers provide a changing landscape of blooms... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Parkway Increases Access To Recreational Areas

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Blue Ridge Parkway is increasing recreational access at many park picnic areas and... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Parkway Study Finds 14.9 Million Visitors Spent $1.1 Billion-Brevard NC

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 14.9 million visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2019 spent $1.1 billion in communities near the park. That spending supported 16,341 jobs in the local area and had a... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Increases Recreational Access To Additional Areas In N.C. and Va.

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Blue Ridge Parkway is increasing recreational access at many park picnic areas and... — Updated 6/15/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Pisgah Inn Makes Changes In The Age Of COVID-19-Brevard NC

Sitting high atop the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Pisgah Inn is a staple of seasonal business, drawing huge crowds of locals and tourists alike who come to dine in the spacious dining room that overlooks the majestic mountains. But... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Blue Ridge Parkway To Reopen From Milepost 0 to 13

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Blue Ridge Parkway is increasing recreational access. The National Park Service (NPS) is... — Updated 5/22/2020

 

See Off News

Last Wednesday, many See Off neighbors were joined by other concerned citizens to gather at the bottom of Becky Mountain to hear more information regarding an investigation into... — Updated 5/20/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report: May 18, 2020

Closures •All roadside campsites and group campgrounds remain closed in Pisgah as of May 18. •Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle of Forestry, Lake Powhatan picnic and swim area, Sycamore... — Updated 5/18/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

First Phase Of Reopening Pisgah National Forest Getting Underway-Brevard NC

Pisgah National Forest has released a new forest order, opening several of the trails and roads that were closed in the previous forest order signed on April 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Camping is still prohibited in the... — Updated 5/15/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Gorges State Park is still closed, but plans to reopen park trails and restrooms on May 13. •DuPont State Recreational Forest is still closed to the public, and officials are working on a plan to reopen. •Ivestor... — Updated 5/12/2020

 

Access Increased To Parkway's Recreational Opportunities

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Blue Ridge Parkway officials are increasing recreational access to sections of the motor... — Updated 5/11/2020

 

Portions Of Blue Ridge Parkway Reopening

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Blue Ridge Parkway officials are... — Updated 5/8/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Ivestor Gap, Daniel Ridge Loop, Looking Glass Rock, Slick Rock Falls, Cat Gap, North Face, the Art Loeb (Davidson River to Joel Branch FSR 5002 and Black Balsam Road FSR 816 to Camp Daniel Boone, Moore Cove, Campground... — Updated 4/20/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

How Are You Enjoying The Outdoors Lately?

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Gorges State Park, sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the areas of Pisgah National Forest mentioned in the trail report below and camping in... — Updated 4/20/2020

 

More Closures To Blue Ridge Parkway Made

The National Park Service officials have announced additional modifications to operations on the Blue Ridge Parkway in a continuing effort to support federal, state and local... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •The lower portion of Avery Creek Road (FSR 477) and associated designated campsites are closed. •Looking Glass Falls recreation area is closed. •Pink Beds recreation area is closed. •Coontree recreation area is... — Updated 4/9/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Closures At Area Public Lands Being Monitored -Brevard NC

The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily shut down areas in the Pisgah National Forest, while officials at DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) and Gorges State Park are dealing... — Updated 4/6/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Trailhead facilities and other access points to the Appalachian Trail are closed to the public. •All public facilities in Pisgah National Forest are closed including picnic pavilions, shooting ranges and restrooms.... — Updated 3/30/2020

 

Cradle Of Forestry Opening Delayed-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at https://www.tra... — Updated 3/30/2020 Full story

 

Parkway Limits Camping-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/22/2020 Full story

 

Closures & Cancellations

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/19/2020 Full story

 

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