A memorial service for Allen DeHart will be held at the de Hart Botanical Gardens on the Campus of Louisburg College on Saturday, November 12 at 11 am. The address is 3585 US-401, Louisburg, NC.
No one has been connected to the Mountains-to-Sea Trail longer than Jim Hallsey. It was his plan for the MST in 1978 that was adopted by the State Trails Committee. He has been a board member of the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (FMST) and currently is a volunteer leader of the FMST’s South Ashe County Task [...]
Jim Hallsey, who first put the route for the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) on paper completed the 1000-mile trek on Monday, September 3 by hiking, biking and canoeing across the state. Fittingly, he has finished just as supporters of the MST celebrate the 35th anniversary of the trail’s genesis in a September 9, 1977 speech by then NC Secretary [...]
Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 MST Raffle. Thanks to everyone who bought tickets to raise money for the trail and to Great Outdoor Provision Company, Osprey Packs, Patagonia and Farm to Feet Socks for donating such great prizes. Our winners are: Grand Prize: $500 Gift Card from Great Outdoor Provision Co. Kathleen Koss $250 Gift Card from [...]
There were many beautiful photos entered in the 2015 FMST Photo Contest. The judges have selected the following winners: View from the Trail 1st Place - Fire on the Mountain by Emma Hileman 2nd Place - Deep Creek by Adam Collins 3rd Place - Rays and Ridges by Robert Stephens Honorable Mention - Church by Steve Murray [...]
On September 4-5, 2014, FMST convened its first-ever Trail Towns Conference. We had a dynamic group of speakers who shared information about how a community can benefit from its relationship with a long-distance trail like the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Representatives from 22 North Carolina counties attended, including tourism & economic development professionals, elected officials, and government staff. The [...]