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 By Matt McGregor    Features

New Gorges Campground Set For Fall Opening – Transylvania County, NC

By fall, a new $3.5 million campground in the 7,709-acre Gorges State Park in Sapphire should be open to the public. "We have a new site, RV site and five cabins," said Ranger... — Updated 3/18/2021

 

Waterfalls Keepers Planning First Waterfall Sweep On March 20

Only three months after making its public debut, Waterfall Keepers of North Carolina will host its inaugural Waterfall Sweep on March 20 at many waterfalls across the state of... — Updated 3/11/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Time To Tackle Transylvania's Trash – Transylvania County, NC

A community effort to pick up garbage on March 13 along Wilson Road has gained momentum that began with a "concerned citizen" and joins expanded efforts to tackle Transylvania... — Updated 3/2/2021

 

Correction: Toxaway River, Gorges State Park

In a Feb. 15 article titled, “Despite Dams, Toxaway River Remains Wild,” a photo appeared with the incorrect cutline, “Much of the Toxaway River, as well as the nearby Horsepasture, Whitewater and Thompson rivers are... — Updated 2/22/2021

 

Despite Dams, Toxaway River Remains Wild

On still nights from my house, I can hear Toxaway Falls at over 1.25 miles away when the river runs full. The Toxaway River is a loud river. In its 9-mile course from its beginning... — Updated 2/15/2021

 

New TCT 'Leave It Better' Effort Underway – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Tourism (TCT), through its sustainability initiative Transylvania Always, will be launching the next stage of its “Leave It Better” campaign today. The new phase encourages locals to step up and actively... — Updated 2/3/2021

 

How Transylvania County Lead The State In Bear Conservation – Transylvania County, NC

I can remember well as my grandfather rushed into the house excitedly saying, "I saw a bear track." He worked for the N.C. Department of Transportation and saw the track off a... — Updated 1/18/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between July and December of 2020. Stories from January through December appeared... — Updated 1/4/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020

 

Moors' Gorges Photo Claims Grand Prize

Together with the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD), Aspira® is proud to share the winners of the fourth annual America's State Parks 2020 Photo Contest. The... — Updated 12/28/2020

 

Thankful For Resiliency

2020 has been one of the most difficult years this century. Due to COVID-19, more than 250,000 Americans have died, millions have been unemployed for at least a few months and thousands of businesses have closed. In addition,... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Henderson Paddles Horsepasture By Packraft

Within a county known as the "Land of Waterfalls," Gorges State Park might contain the highest concentration of cascades within any of our region's public land units. Transylvania... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Fall 2020 Hunting Season Begins In Transylvania County

Every year, early September marks the beginning of the hunting season in North Carolina. Transylvania County has a mixture of both private and public land, where hunters can hunt... — Updated 9/21/2020

 

More Land Added To DuPont State Recreational Forest – Transylvania County, NC

There is now more land in DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF), including clear trout streams, rare wildflowers and important wildlife habitat. On July 1, Conserving Carolina... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Decoy Deer Helps With Catching Poachers – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office has announced recent success in its campaign to stop illegal wildlife poaching using a robotic "decoy deer" purchased with donations from... — Updated 7/27/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Local Public Lands Under Pressure – Transylvania County, NC

In June, DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) saw an increase of at least 10,000 additional cars visiting its access area parking lots compared to June 2019. Pisgah National... — Updated 7/13/2020

 
 By Jacob Myers    Outdoors

Park Service, Duke Energy Repair Auger Hole Landslide

The Auger Hole is a popular backcountry location for Jeep clubs, day-hikers, and weekend campers alike, but after the landslide that occurred last April wherein a section 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

 

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

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Officials Watch As Crowds Return To Public Lands -Brevard NC

"We're so excited that things are opening back up," said Carol Doherty, a Pisgah Forest resident, Saturday before her bike ride with friend Bonnie Cauthon at the Pisgah Center for... — Updated 5/19/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Gorges To Open Wednesday, But DuPont Remains Closed-Brevard NC

Gorges State Park will reopen Wednesday after 28 other state parks re-opened partially Saturday. DuPont State Recreational Forest, however, remains closed. Increased access... — Updated 5/13/2020

 

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

 

Resolution Closing Lodging Facilities Set To Expire-Brevard NC

Today, the March 31 resolution that closed the majority of lodging facilities, including campgrounds and direct-reservation facilities, such as AirBnb and VRBO, in the county will expire, allowing these businesses to again receive... — Updated 4/29/2020

 

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 4/27/2020

 
 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

 

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