2024 May SAHC Community Farm Volunteer Workday

SAHC Community Farm (Market Stand area) 228 Mag Sluder, Alexander, United States

Date: Tuesday, May 21st Time: Starting at 10:00 AM Location: SAHC Community Farm Join us for a public volunteer workday at the SAHC Community Farm in Alexander, NC. The focus is on planting trees and cover crops in our new food forest and silvopasture area totaling 17 acres. All ages and backgrounds are welcome. Engage […]

50th Anniversary Celebration – Rooted in the Past and Growing for the Future

TN Visitor Center on I-26 Erwin, Unicoi 100 Fiddlers Ln, Erwin, TN, United States

Friday, May 31 from 1 to 3 pm TN Visitor Center on I-26, Unicoi County You are invited to celebrate with all of the SAHC family at our special 50th anniversary event. Soak in the beauty of protected land and savor the benefits conservation in the Southern Appalachians. Looking over a view of the 10,000-acre […]


50th Anniversary Hike at Rocky Fork State Park

Rocky Fork State Park

Photo by Witt Langstaff, Jr. Date: Friday, May 31st Time: Starting at 3:00 pm Where: Lamar Alexander Rocky Fork State Park Distance: ~2 miles Difficulty: Easy (3/10), trail is accessible via all-terrain wheelchair reservation Cost: Free, registration is required   Help us celebrate together Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy's 50th anniversary with a hike in Lamar […]

2024 Land Trust Day

On Land Trust Day – this year Saturday, June 1 – local businesses pledge to donate a portion of sales to support Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy’s ongoing land and water conservation efforts. Land Trust Day coincides with National Trails Day and is celebrated each year on the first Saturday of June to recognize the accomplishments of land trusts […]

Flying Squirrel Ten Miler

Jus' Running

Experience the Blue Ridge Mountains with the Flying Squirrel Ten Miler, Asheville’s premier 10 Mile road race. Enjoy the ease and convenience of a road race with the spectacular views and seclusion of a mountain race. The race starts and finishes just blocks from downtown Asheville and then promptly takes runners on the winding roads […]

2024 Land Trust Day – Snowball Mountain Hike

Date: Saturday, June 1st Time: 10:30am Where: Snowball Mountain Trailhead, off the Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 3 miles Difficulty: Moderately strenuous (7/10) Cost: $10 for non-members, FREE for members Join Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for a hike to the protected Snowball Mountain. The first Saturday of June each year is Land Trust Day. On this day businesses and land trusts across North […]

2024 June Jamboree: Birding at the Bird House


Birding at The Bird House Date: 6/15/2024 Time: 8:00 am Leaders: TBD Where: SAHC’s Bird House, Jerry’s Creek Road, Newland, NC Distance: 2 miles Difficulty: Moderate (3/10) Cost: FREE Registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED If  you like bird watching you won't want to miss the opportunity to spot neo-tropical songbirds from the comfort of a rocking chair […]

2024 June Jamboree: *Challenge Hike* Roaring Creek to Big Yellow Loop

Challenge Hike: Roaring Creek to Big Yellow Loop Date: 6/15/2024 Time: 9:00 am Leaders: Travis Bordley Where: Yellow Mountain Gap Trailhead, Roaring Creek Road, Newland, NC Distance:  5 miles Distance: Difficult (9/10), long steep inclines and unmarked trails Cost: FREE Registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED The 2024 June Jamboree Challenge Hike promises an adventurous blend of […]

2024 June Jamboree: South Yellow Mountain Preserve, Pine Knob Hike

South Yellow Mountain Preserve, Pine Knob Hike Date: 6/15/2024 Time: 9:30 am Leaders: Park & Katie Greer Where: Gouges Creek Road, Spruce Pine, NC Distance: 3 miles Difficulty: Moderate (6/10) Cost: FREE Registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED Come and join us to be among the first people to step foot on the newly protected South Yellow […]