Summer Spanish/English Walk Series

Conserving Carolina is thrilled to announce a series of four bilingual (Spanish and English) walks that will take place across our service region in Henderson, Transylvania, and Polk counties.

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An Epic Pandemic Project

During the pandemic, our Rock Crushers volunteers found solace in nature and salvation in trail building. The result is the amazing Youngs Mountain Trail!

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Youngs Mountain Trail Opens

A new hiking trail just opened at Youngs Mountain, offering spectacular views of Lake Lure, Rumbling Bald, Weed Patch Mountain, and the lower Hickory Nut Gorge.

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Best of… yes, 2020

No giant meteor. No zombie apocalype. And a surprisingly great “Top 10” list from 2020. Thank you for making these conservation successes happen in the toughest of years!

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Help Open Bell Park!

Help open a new Henderson County park named for Frank and Calla Bell. We’ve already done the hard part: we secured the land. We just need to raise the funds for trails and a parking area so we can open Bell Park.

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New Trail Connects Bearwallow to Wildcat Rock

A new two-mile section of trail just opened in the Hickory Nut Gorge, creating a link between two highly popular trails—the Bearwallow Mountain Trail and the Wildcat Rock Trail. It’s part of our larger vision for a 130+ mile trail network in the gorge.

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