3 of the Most Popular Horse Trails in Polk County

Move over, Kentucky. The Blue Ridge Mountains are one of the best places in the world for horse owners! Our temperate climate, abundant natural resources, and proximity to the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) make Polk County, NC one of the most desirable places to live with horses in the United States. Properties suitable for […]

Preserving the Past for the Future in DuPont State Forest

Even before the organization was established 20 years ago, the Friends of DuPont Forest witnessed not only the physical growth of the serene landscape, but also the growing emotional connection among all who happily disappeared into its depths. “Where we are today remains a testament to those citizens back then who made a huge change. […]

3 Easy Waterfall Hikes near Brevard You Should Try This Weekend

Every day in the Blue Ridge Mountains is an adventure, especially if you know where to look. We live in a remarkable enclave for hikes of all levels of difficulty. There are countless hidden trails and lookout spots dotted throughout our local mountains and protected forests. And each offers its own unique perspective on native […]