“We decided to hike the two tallest peaks East of the Mississippi (Mount Mitchell and Mount Craig)in one day! The weather was perfect and the views were unmatched! Can’t wait to add this patch to our collection.”
~ Kate and Caleb Tipton
The mission of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is to conserve the unique plant and animal habitat, clean water, farmland, scenic beauty, and places for all people to enjoy outdoor recreation in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, enduring for future generations. We achieve this through long-term conservation relationships with private landowners and public agencies and owning and managing land. We are committed to creating and supporting equitable, healthy and thriving communities for everyone in our region.