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 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Tim Barnwell To Discuss 'Tide Runners' At Library

The 2020 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in March with “Tide Runners: Exploring the Life of Shrimpers & Fishermen” presented by photographer and author Tim Barnwell. The... — Updated 3/9/2020

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Managers Report Nearly 15 Million Visitors – Transylvania County, NC

Blue Ridge Parkway managers announced last week that 14,976,085 visitors came to the Parkway in 2019. Despite extended weather-related closures in multiple sections of the Parkway in Virginia, recreation visits to the Parkway in... — Updated 3/9/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Elizabeth Silversteen Celebrated – Brevard, NC

The Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) gathered at Silvermont mansion on Thursday to honor one of the founding members of the Brevard... — Updated 3/2/2020

 

New Map To Highlight Regional Wilderness Areas – Pisgah National Forest

Editor's note: The following has been updated to include a clarification at the end of the story. Pisgah Map Company is creating a new map for the Shining Rock and Middle Prong... — Updated 2/27/2020

 

Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government... — Updated 12/31/2019

 
 By Jacob Myers    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Caesars Head to Sassafras Mountain

Caesars Head to the summit of Sassafras Mountain via the Caesars Head Spur Trail is a 14-mile hike with over 3,000 feet of elevation gain but is well worth it for the spectacular... — Updated 12/30/2019

 

McCall Files For Board – Transylvania County, NC

Former Board of Education Chairwoman Teresa McCall has filed for the Republican primary for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Three seats currently held by Jason Chappell, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel will be on the... — Updated 12/11/2019

 

Anonymous Donor Offers Parkway Challenge

Just in time for the holiday giving season, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is announcing a matching grant for the organization's new Trails & Views Forever Fund. An... — Updated 11/25/2019

 

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