Section Hiking the MST with small children

December 18th, 2020|News|

What better way to introduce your children to the outdoors than by hiking the Mountains-to-Sea Trail with them? That's what North Carolina native, Katie Rankin, and her family are doing. Katie and her husband were enthusiastic road and

Friends Welcomes TELICS as new Corporate Donor

October 13th, 2020|News|

We welcome TELICS, a Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Coordination Consulting Firm, as a new corporate donor at the “Weekend Hike” level. Friends’ member and Coastal Crescent volunteer Taylor Keith made the gift happen. As a Senior

Great American Outdoors Act Now Law

August 13th, 2020|News|

We are thrilled that President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law on August 4 -- committing the federal government to provide $900 million per year to acquire park and forest land and $9.5 billion over

Get started on the 40 Hike Challenge!

June 19th, 2020|News|

This is a great weekend to get started on the 40 Hike Challenge! The Challenge is met by successfully completing every hike in the new trail guide Great Day Hikes on North Carolina’s Mountains-To-Sea Trail. The guide features

Messages from the Trail, May 4 – May 15

May 15th, 2020|News|

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God.” – Anne Frank Photo submitted by Billy Simcox, Orange County

Messages from the Trail, April 27-May 1

May 1st, 2020|News|

"Happiness is in the small details." Quote and photo submitted by Haw River-area volunteer Margaret Lanier, who was reminded of this often by her mother. Photo taken along the Townsend Trail portion of the MST in Greensboro. “Keep

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