SAHC has secured another small but significant tract of land protecting the Appalachian Trail (AT). This 13.2-acre project will leave an indelible mark on the AT viewshed. Buck Mountain’s visibility to the public makes the property an essential acquisition. Although there are no stunning viewsheds or overlooks from the property, Buck Mountain’s scenic and recreational value is immeasurable due to its lasting presence to any AT thru-hiker.
The property is located within the boundaries of the Cherokee National Forest, and abuts the National Forest System lands on two sides and will provide consolidation and conservation of open space, viewsheds and watersheds. Read more