Check out "The Littlest Leaf" by Cora Goforth

Several years ago, Cora Goforth and a couple of friends from her Girl Scout troop worked with the FRIENDS Asheville Chapter to blaze some trails. Now as a rising junior in high school, Cora has written a children's book as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award. The book is about environmental awareness through the journey of a leaf. Please click the button to read and share the book so Cora's message can reach and inform as many people as possible about the importance of caring for our world and the environment.

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Music Heritage Hike

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, May 15, 1:00 – 4:00 pm Music Heritage Hike

Departing from the Blue Ridge ParkwayCenter (MP 215) This outing combines hiking and music. Arrive between 12 and 1 to enjoy a picnic and music. The hike (will begin at 1:00 pm) is a 3 mile loop with an option for an additional 2 mile climb to Fishers Peak. Music will also be available following the hike. Should be a good time for wildflower viewing.  Moderate hike, Moderately Strenuous with Fishers Peak option included. Leader will explain options.

Moderate – A moderate hike is generally suitable for novice hikers who want a bit of a challenge. The terrain will involve a moderate incline and may have some steeper sections. Generally, 3 to 5 miles.

Moderately Strenuous – Moderately Strenuous hikes will generally be challenging for an unconditioned person. The terrain will involve a steady and often steep incline. Generally, 5 to 8 miles.



May 15
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm