Pearson’s Falls

Pearson's Falls is short hike from the main entrance and parking lot.

Pearson’s Falls Visiting Pearson’s Falls To reach the falls from the parking area, take a short ¼ mile trail along the banks of Colt Creek. It’s an easy walk, but because it is an unpaved trail, it’s not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers. There are plenty of benches along the way where you can catch… Continue reading Pearson’s Falls

Pisgah National Forest Field Report

Looking Glass Waterfall from the middle platform.

Pisgah National Forest Field Report I started this day with a mission. My twin goals were to visit Looking Glass Falls and Moore Cove Falls in Pisgah National Forest. I’ve been to and through Pisgah many times. Every time, I hope to get a chance to visit these two waterfalls, but by the time arrive,… Continue reading Pisgah National Forest Field Report

Highway 11 Road Trip

Fall is a great time to road trip down South Carolina Highway 11.

South Carolina Highway 11 Road Trip Looking for The Great Carolina Road Trip? If you’re anywhere near north western South Carolina, I would humbly suggest taking a drive along Highway 11. Known as the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway (and yes it does live up to that name), Highway 11 passes through some of the most… Continue reading Highway 11 Road Trip

Fall Foliage and Leaf Peeping in the Carolinas

Fall Foliage and Leaf Peeping in the Carolinas Fall is a great time in the Carolinas. Temperatures are finally dropping and folks are making their way outside to enjoy some of the activities they may have put off due to the summertime heat. All the while there’s one thing in the back of everyone’s mind…the… Continue reading Fall Foliage and Leaf Peeping in the Carolinas

Things to Do Near Sassafras Mountain

New Observation tower at Sassafras Mountain

Things to Do Near Sassafras Mountain Sassafras Mountain is the best spot in South Carolina to take in the mountain view. It’s the highest point in South Carolina, and the observation tower at Sassafras Mountain offers a 360 degree view – from the Mountains of North and South Carolina all the way to the Piedmont… Continue reading Things to Do Near Sassafras Mountain

Cradle of Forestry in America

Commissary and Ranger House along the Biltmore Campus Trail

Click Here for everything you need to know to plan your visit to Cradle of Forestry in America in North Carolina. About the Cradle of Forestry in America When Europeans first arrived in what would become the United States, they found what seemed like an endless forest. Woodlands covered over a billion acres which was… Continue reading Cradle of Forestry in America

North Carolina Arboretum

Quilt garden with a backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Click Here for everything you need to know to plan your visit to the North Carolina Arboretum near Asheville, NC. History of the North Carolina Arboretum Frederick Law Olmsted was the first to envision an arboretum in the North Carolina mountains. Known as the father of American landscape design, Olmsted designed public parks around the… Continue reading North Carolina Arboretum

Triple Falls

All of DuPont Forest is spectacular as Autumn brings a cascade of color to Triple Falls.

Click Here for everything you need to know to visit Triple Falls in DuPont State Fores. About Triple Falls Three waterfalls for the price of one! That’s What you’ll find when you visit Triple Falls on the Little River in the DuPont State Recreational Forest near Brevard. While each of the three smaller falls by… Continue reading Triple Falls

Places to take Dad this Father’s Day

Places to take Dad this Father’s Day Still looking for something to do for Dad this Fathers Day? Better hurry up because Father’s day will be here sooner than you think. You could go with the old standby and get dad a new tie, or a new drill, or a new can of Simoniz, but… Continue reading Places to take Dad this Father’s Day