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News Updated: 06/20/2018 10:14 AM

5 best mountaintop hikes in WNC to beat the summer heat - Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times

5 best mountaintop hikes in WNC to beat the summer heat
Asheville Citizen-Times
This is a heavily used trail. Try going early in the day to avoid crowds. Dogs must be on a leash. Blue Ridge Parkway rangers will lead a hike starting at 10 a.m. June 22. To join the free hike, meet at the upper level of the Craggy Dome Parking ...



News Updated: 06/20/2018 12:40 PM

Sourlands Hiking Atlas Updates Online Hiking Maps - Town Topics


Sourlands Hiking Atlas Updates Online Hiking Maps
Town Topics
Burkman created the Sourland Region Hiking Atlas as a follow-up to Sourland Conservancy's online hiking maps, which he also developed and continues to update. This new book highlights 24 parks and preserves with hiking trails in the 90-square-mile ...



News - Camping


News Updated: 06/20/2018 07:54 AM

High school students get to go camping and earn high school credit with the forest service - myndnow.com


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High school students get to go camping and earn high school credit with the forest service
myndnow.com
High school students are getting an opportunity to go camping with the U.S. Forest Service and get some school credit at the same time. The Rough Creek Institute program is a partnership between the forest service and Williston High School. It allows ...



News Updated: 06/18/2018 06:48 PM

14 camping horror stories that will make you want to book a hotel - INSIDER


INSIDER

14 camping horror stories that will make you want to book a hotel
INSIDER
For many outdoors-lovers, the word "camping" conjures images of roasting marshmallows over a crackling bonfire, unwinding with friends, and stargazing late into the night. For some unlucky campers, however, that experience was marred by the same ...