The Upper Haw River Task Force made significant improvements to a highly travelled and very popular section of the MST in segment 9 (near Glencoe) in October. The team of ten volunteers replaced a set of stairs and [...]
Beautiful Day of Trail and Community Building at Harmony Hall in Bladen County, 11-7-2020 (Segment 13)
This historic property at Harmony Hall Plantation Village was the Revolutionary War-era home of Colonel James Richardson on the Cape Fear River. It is owned and operated by a local non-profit and serves as an educational, recreational, and [...]
Two miles of new natural surface trail at Seven Mile Creek Natural Area near Hillsborough officially opened to the public on October 9. As additional trail is constructed in the area, these new trails will become part of [...]
In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, land managers are working hard to restore access to public lands, but conditions remain dangerous, particularly in the eastern part of the state. Our trail volunteers are beginning to assess damage as it is safe to do so, and will begin to plan workdays to address storm related issues.
Construction of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) in western North Carolina is complete. The 346.8-mile route over some of the highest mountains in the Eastern United States is the longest continuous section of the MST built thus far. It goes from Clingmans Dome on the Tennessee-North Carolina border to Stone Mountain State Park, the MST’s gateway to the Piedmont.