Hikes

Walking With Bartram – July

Hale Ridge Road

July's Walking with Bartram hike will take place on the last Thursday this month, due to scheduling conflicts. We'll be hiking from Hale Ridge Road to Wilson Gap, a distance of 9.2 miles and an elevation gain of 1900ft. This hike will complete our Georgia section, and next month we will move on to North […]

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Walking with Bartram – September

Hickory Knut Gap Road

For this month's "Walking with Bartram" we will be hiking Jones Gap to Hale Ridge Road. A distance of 10 miles with 1500 feet elevation gain. We've finished all of Georgia and are beginning our section hikes of North Carolina!

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October Full Moon Hike

Osage Overlook 4594 Dillard Rd, Highlands, NC

Tuesday evening, October 19th, our friend David Heck will be leading a Full Moon Hike at Scaly Mountain. The hike will start at the Osage Overlook BT Trailhead on NC106 at 4:30 pm. This will allow for both Sunset & Moonrise. 1.8 miles into Scaly Mountain, and 1.8 miles out for a total of 3.6 […]

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Barkin’ with Bartram

Appletree Campground Topton, NC

UPDATE: With all the recent rain (and the forecast calling for more), trail/river conditions are not looking good for our 4-legged friends tomorrow (10/8)! Soggy, slick trails + pulling dogs are not a good combination — and swollen rivers aren’t safe for pup swims either…. I am going to attempt a re-do on SUNDAY, November […]

Walking with Bartram – November

Hickory Knut Gap Road

For this month's "Walking with Bartram" we will be hiking Jones Gap to Hickory Knoll Road, a distance of 10 miles. The hike follows the spine of the Fishhawk Mountain Range, with incredible views, and a long descent at the end. We will meet at 8:30 AM at Hickory Knoll Road and shuttle to Jones […]

June 24 Walking with Bartram – Appletree Campground to Nantahala River

Piercy Creek Trail

Join us for another Walking with Bartram series hike. We're getting closer to completing the full Bartram Trail and then we're planning on doing it again! This month we'll be starting at Appletree Campground and walking a little over five miles to Piercy Creek and then 1.5 miles down the Piercy Creek trail to Wayah […]

August 26th – Walking With Bartram: Cheoah Bald to Beechertown

Beechertown Trailhead Wayah Road, Topton, NC

Please join us for this last official section of our section-hike-through from Cheoah Bald to Beechertown the trailhead. This section will be about 7.5 miles in total. We've planned this section for the least amount of backtracking and elevation gain, but it will still be an interesting hike. We're planning to meet at the Beechertown […]

September 30 – Walking With Bartram Wrap-up Hike

Cowee Town and Alarka Laurel 51 Cowee School Drive, Franklin, NC

We hope anyone who came along with us on this journey over the past 16 months can join us. If you're thinking about joining us for the next round of section hikes, this event is open to anyone. Join us for this special wrap-up to our section hikes of Bartram Trail that we completed in […]

Nuevo: 22 de Octubre Caminata para el Mes de la Herencia Hispana (Caminata en Wayah Bald)

Wayah Bald

22 de Octubre @ 10:00am - 3:00pm Ubicación y más detalles: Dirigido por uno de nuestros voluntarios del programa juvenil, Estela Acevedo Ruiz, este evento contará con interpretaciones traducidas en español de la flora local, fauna y paisaje locales que William Bartram escribio durante su tiempo en el oeste de Norte Carolina. Estamos emocionados de […]

EVENT FULL: October 28th Walking With Bartram

Russell Bridge https://goo.gl/maps/A6eaxEdXp2Vi1bEbA

UPDATE as of 10/25 - Due to overwhelming interest in this hike, the event is now full and RSVP is closed. Join us for a new round of our Walking with Bartram series hike. We're starting all over again in North Georgia, at Russell Bridge/HWY 28 at the South Carolina state line. We'll work our […]

November 28th Walking With Bartram – Sandy Ford to Warwoman Dell

Sandy Ford

Join us for the second section of our Walking With Bartram hike series. On Monday, November 28th, we'll start at the Sandy Ford trailhead and wind our way to Warwoman Dell. This section is just over 9 miles with some moderate ups and downs. This is your golden opportunity to burn off the rest of […]