Hikes

July 28th, Walking With Bartram – Wayah Bald to Wallace Branch

Wallace Branch 1719 Ray Cove Rd, Franklin, North Carolina, United States

We're going to take advantage of the longer summer days to knock out this long hike from Wayah Bald all the way down to Wallace Branch. This is roughly an 11-mile section of mostly elevation loss on one of the most popular sections of the Bartram Trail. We'll plan on meeting at Wallace Branch at […]

Caminata en Dick’s Creek Falls 29 de Julio / Dicks Creek Falls Hike July 29th

Warwoman Dell

29 de Julio alas 10:00am-2:00pm July 29th from 10:00am-2:00pm Ubicación y más detailes: Location and details: 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 […]

August 25th, Walking With Bartram – Wayah Bald to Lake Nantahala

Lake Nantahala 35°11'30.9"N 83°38'25.2"W, Topton, NC

This will be a relatively long hike at around 8 miles, but well worth the views from Wayah Bald as well as over Lake Nantahala as we approach it. We'll pass through Sawmill Gap on the way down. This section shares about a mile or so with the Appalachian Trail just below Wayah Bald to […]

Bartram Forager Series Hike

Macon County Public Library 149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin, NC, United States

The Bartram Forager Series Hike is part 1 of 2 events, culminating in a Bartram Forager Series Celebration & Fundraiser at Lazy Hiker Brewing on October 19th. This foraging hike will work similar to our Trailhead Tuesday events. We'll meet at 1pm at the Macon County Public Library parking lot and split up into groups. […]

Geologic Hike to Scaly Mountain with Dr. Dan Pittillo

Hickory Knut Gap Road

We're in for a special short hike and grateful for Dr. Dan Pittillo to be able to lead us and share his thoughts and understanding on the geologic history and current activity of these wonderful southern Appalachians. You may be surprised to learn these mountains are still rising! We're planning to meet at the Hickory […]

November 27th Walking With Bartram from Cheoah Bald to Beechertown

Beechertown Trailhead Wayah Road, Topton, NC, United States

Please join us for this last official section of our section-hike-through on this second round of Walking With Bartram. We'll finish this up with a hike 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, […]

December 12th Scaly Mountain Hike and Bascom Visit

Hickory Knut Gap Road

Join us on December 12th for a lovely day exploring Highlands, NC and short(er) hike up to Scaly Mountain to take in the views! Afterwards, we'll head over to The Bascom to take in more views of the wonderful Kinship Photography Exhibition currently on display. Following that, we may gather for a cold beverage and […]

January 26th Walking With Bartram – Russell Bridge to Sandy Ford

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

Join us for the 3rd round of our Walking with Bartram series hikes. We’re starting all over again in North Georgia, at Russell Bridge/HWY 28 at the South Carolina state line. We’ll work our way through this first section to Sandy Ford Gap. Last year, these hikes were really popular, we're so appreciative of the […]

February 23rd Walking With Bartram – Russell Bridge to Sandy Ford Round 1

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

Join us for the 3rd round of our Walking with Bartram series hikes. We’re starting all over again in North Georgia, at Russell Bridge/HWY 28 at the South Carolina state line. We’ll work our way through this first section to Sandy Ford Gap. Last year, these hikes were really popular, we’re so appreciative of the […]