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Portsmouth Island & Village

Portsmouth Island and Village

Having camped on South Core Banks near the lighthouse numerous times in every season without being tormented by mosquitoes, I wasn’t too concerned about the … Read more

Black Mountains

Black Mountains

Mt. Mitchell State Park & the Black Mountains Named for the dark evergreen forests of spruce and fir that cover its peaks, the Black Mountain … Read more

Greensboro Watershed Trails

Greensboro Watershed Trails

Greensboro’s watershed trails are the city’s best-kept secret. I can only think of few other towns the size of Greensboro where you can find a … Read more

Eno River

Eno River State Park

Given its proximity to the triangle, Eno River State Park could qualify as an urban park. But judging by the quality of its wilderness, this … Read more

Grandfather Mountain

Hiking Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain Guide Grandfather Mountain is renowned throughout the southern Appalachians. And deservedly so. As the highest peak in the Blue Ridge, the first line … Read more

Birkhead Mountains Wilderness

Birkhead Mountains Wilderness

Less than an hour from Greensboro, the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness is Piedmont’s only federally-designated wilderness area. You won’t find any stunning high altitude vistas here. … Read more