Focus Area Feature Hike: Appalachian Trail Countryside

Rocky Fork State Park

Location: Rocky Fork State Park, TN Date: Sunday, May 7 Start Time: 10 AM; Carpool info TBA Difficulty: Strenuous (8-9) Leader: John Beaudet, local naturalist and AT thru-hiker Cost: FREE for all participants Registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED. In this conservation focus area, we will learn about SAHC's work in the landscape surrounding the Appalachian Trail (AT) between Hot Springs, […]

2017 Hump Mountain Hike

Location: Highlands of Roan Date: October 21, 2017 Start Time: 10:00am Difficulty Rating: Strenuous (9) Cost: FREE but pre-registration is required. Dogs: Well-behaved dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a leash. Join the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy as we venture into the Highland of Roan, hiking to the 5,587 foot summit of Hump Mountain!  […]

2018 AT Countryside Focus Area Hike

Date: Saturday, February 10 Start Time: 10 AM, details provided upon registration Location: Appalachian Trail Country Side Difficulty: Moderate (9) Dogs: Well-behaved dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a leash. Cost: FREE for all participants In this conservation focus area, we will learn about SAHC's work in the landscape surrounding the Appalachian Trail (AT) between Hot Springs, NC and Watauga […]

Free

2018 Volunteer Work Day: Invasive Garlic Mustard Pull in the Roan

Roan Mountain State Park 527 TN-143, Roan Mountain, NC

This year, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is partnering with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, US Forest Service, and Roan Mountain State Park to remove invasive garlic mustard from the park and heavily trafficked highways around Carver’s Gap and SAHC conservation properties in the Highlands of Roan. Plucking out the pesky invaders when they’re young and tender isn’t […]

2018 Big Rock Creek Volunteer Work Day

Highlands of Roan

Date:  April 28, 2018 Time: 10:00- 3:00 Where:  Big Rock Creek property in the Roan Highlands Join us in partnership with the National Parks Conservation Association and Nature Valley for a volunteer work day in the Highlands of Roan!  This work day will take place on the protected Big Rock Creek property and support an initiative to connect […]

2018 June Jamboree

Highlands of Roan

Registration for the 2018 June Jamboree has now closed. The Social Time:  2-4 pm After your adventure on your Jamboree outing be sure to stop by our afternoon social where friends and family can gather and share hike experiences while learning about SAHC’s recent accomplishments, including land protection and stewardship news. Drinks and light refreshments […]

Free

Love and Light: The Blackalachian on the Appalachian Trail

Arthur R. Edington Education and Career Center 133 Livingston St, Asheville, NC

On Thursday, July 26, Daniel White will share his journey “Love and Light: The Blackalachian on the Appalachian Trail” during a public speaking engagement at 6:30 pm the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center (133 Livingston St, Asheville, NC 28801). In addition to his experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail, he will discuss gear, tips to getting outdoors for the first time, and […]