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Nantahala Waters

The Nantahala River flowing through the Nantahala National Forest in Western North Carolina is home to the Nantahala Outdoor Center.The 500-acre adventure center offers (among many other activities) kayaking, canoeing and whitewater rafting. 63 more words


Hiking the Nantahala Forest

Welcome 2017! I rang in the New Year in the dense trees of the Nantahala National Forest near Franklin, North Carolina with my Chihuahua partner in crime, Lola. 241 more words

Solo Travel

Old growth forests in the eastern U.S were formidable barriers to colonization, places to be subdued and civilized, to fuel industrialization, not preserved. Today, we view old growth forests differently. 673 more words


Wilson Lick Ranger Station

On the way up to Wayah Bald, a stop at Wilson Lick offers hikers a glimpse into the world of Nantahala National Forest’s first rangers. Construction began in 1916. 43 more words

Poems & Quotes

Time to Checkout and Go

When you are the long-distance relative in your family, very few things should be as important as getting in quality time with your loved ones. I try to see my family members (immediate family) as best I can each year. 322 more words

Blue Ridge Parkway