Tags » Nantahala National Forest

New on 500px : Dry Falls by guptaarjun by guptaarjun

This was my second time around at Dry Falls – the last time around, I’d gone way too early to catch any fall colors. This time around, I tried to time my visit so I could be there around the time the colors changed. 186 more words


Siler Bald

Introductory Guide to Visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park Area

Not to be confused with Silers Bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this 8.8 mile hike in Nantahala National Forest has some of the best views in the southern Appalachians – mountains roll out in every direction from the summit.   1,702 more words


An Internship on the Nantahala National Forest

I am a second year graduate student in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures focusing on Southeastern archaeology. I spent the last two months of this summer completing an internship with the U.S. 620 more words

Panthertown Cold Mountain Trail Head Will be Closed August 3rd - August 14th

Update (August 7, 2015):

Cold Mountain trail head has re-opened.


Construction is over at the Cold Mountain entrance and the U.S. Forest Service road has been re-opened. 489 more words

Panthertown Valley

The Dills...Dill Falls & Upper Dill Falls

The popularity of the waterfalls along or close to NC Hwy 215 has grown tremendously over the last decade. The stretch of highway 215 between US 64 near Rosman, and the intersection with the Blue Ridge Parkway is famous for the waterfalls at the Living Waters Ministries, Courthouse Falls, and the somewhat lesser known Dills. 796 more words