Lake Waccamaw

Type of Adventure:  Swimming   Lake Waccamaw State Park is located in southeastern North Carolina just off of Hwy 74 about 35 minutes outside of Wilmington. The 8,938 acre lake is said to be so unique, there are species of fish that are only native to this body of water. Upon first sight of the […]

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Pisgah Covered Bridge

Type of Adventure:  Nature Walk/Historic Site Distance: 0.2 miles A little treasure in southeastern Randolph County spanning the west fork of Little River the Pisgah Covered Bridge was first built in 1911, and used until the 1950’s when a two lane bridge was built. The Pisgah Covered Bridge is the only covered bridge left in […]

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Kindred Spirit Mailbox – Sunset Beach

Type of Adventure: Beach Walk Distance: 1.4 miles (one way) If you like long walks on the beach, and are in the Sunset Beach or Ocean Isle area, why not take a stroll down to this hidden gem. I’ll let the CBS Evening News explain a little more. Watch below:

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Sugarloaf/Swamp Trail Loop

Type of Adventure: Scenic Walk Distance: 1.4 mile loop Location: Carolina Beach State Park, Carolina Beach, NC When most people think about going to Carolina or Kure Beach, they don’t think, or even know about, Carolina Beach State Park. At 761 acres, Carolina Beach State Park manages to hide tucked away on back side of Pleasure Island, […]

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Uwharrie River – Low Water Bridge to NC Hwy 109

Type of Adventure: Canoeing/Kayaking Distance: 6.9 miles Location: Uwharrie River, Montgomery County Put-In:  Low Water Bridge Rd, 35.488717, -80.005631 Take-Out:  NC Hwy 109, 35.431145, -80.016659 This nearly 7 mile float on the Uwharrie River is great for a relaxing, easy going trip. A lot of work has been completed in the last few years to make this very paddle friendly. Put […]

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Deep Creek Loop

Type of Adventure: Hiking Total Distance Hiked: 4.7 miles Location: Deep Creek, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (just outside of Bryson City) Parking:  35.464266, -83.434574 If you like mountain creeks, waterfalls and hiking, you have to visit Deep Creek in the Great Smoky Mountain Wilderness just outside of Bryson City. For this particular trip, I had a few […]

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Soco Falls

Type of Adventure: Hiking (very short) Total Distance Hiked: 0.1 mile Those in Attendance:  Evan Grady, Travis Auman Location: US Hwy 19, Maggie Valley Parking:  35.492819, -83.169711 This is a must see if you are in the area, and I guarantee this easily accessible waterfall will exceed your expectations. Soco Falls is a 30′ double waterfall along US […]

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Rocks Trail

Date of Adventure:  03/11/2015 Type of Adventure: Hiking Total Distance Hiked: 1.4 miles (2.8 miles round trip) Those in Attendance:  Brittiany Byrd Location: Morrow Mountain State Park, Albermarle, NC As I have mentioned before, Morrow Mountain State Park offers so many things to do. The Rocks Trail is a great trail to check out, especially if you are […]

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Fall Mountain Trail

Date of Adventure:  03/08/2015 Type of Adventure: Hiking Total Distance Hiked: 3.9 miles Those in Attendance:  Luke & Christina Teague Location: Morrow Mountain State Park, Albermarle, NC Morrow Mountain State Park on the western banks of Lake Tillery is actually the closest State Park to my hometown of Asheboro, but one I am sad to say that I […]

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NC Zoo Trails

In the last few years, the NC Zoo has been working on some hiking trails on the Zoo property.  All of the trails listed here do not require paying admission, but you still must abide by Zoo hours (6:30AM-7:00PM). I’ll admit, it is pretty cool sitting on the top of Purgatory and hearing lions roar […]

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