Local pottery artist Courtney Pernell (#pottercourt) often hikes and runs the Falls Lake trail section of the MST in Wake and Durham County. She is merging her love of the trail and pottery for “art in the park” [...]
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 [...]
Thanks to everyone who made the 41st MST Birthday Hike a big success! 514 hikers and paddlers joined together that hot September 7-9 weekend for cumulative mileage of 3,276 miles, an average of 6.4 miles each.
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.
Buying clothes treated with insect repellent can drive away bugs and attract funds for Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail thanks to Greensboro-based Insect Shield. The company has announced it will donate 10% of the value of any online purchases of its products by Friends of the MST members, or their friends.
Join us in Surf City - Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24 - for the 2019 Gathering of Friends. You'll get to hear the latest MST news, meet fellow trail enthusiasts, learn new skills, and explore some [...]