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Conserving Carolina Will Host Headwaters State Forest Guided Hike Oct. 25


Last updated 10/21/2019 at 4:03pm

This is the view from Bursted Rock in the newly opened Headwaters State Forest, located in the southern part of Transylvania County. The forest is being operated as a "working forest" and there are no plans for development of any kind on the property other than improving some parking areas.

Conserving Carolina is hosting a guided hike to Bursted Rock in Headwaters State Forest on Friday, Oct. 25. Southeast stewardship manager Pam Torlina will lead the 5.2, strenuous, out-and-back hike. For those interested in exploring the newest state forest in Transylvania County, this is the perfect time to explore the newly-designated public land.

Following the Gum Gap Trail to a spur of the Foothills Trail, hikers will enjoy spectacular views from the Blue Ridge Escarpment, including a view of the north side of Table Rock Mountain in South Carolina.

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