Kayak Eight Miles of the Nantahala River

A mere hour and a half away from Asheville and you can find world class paddling in the Nantahala river.  The Nantahala River is one of the country's premier whitewater rafting rivers, and consists of eight miles of rapids and swift currents. The trip down the river...

Big Creek Trail Perfect For A Summer Trail Run

Looking to escape the sweltering heat of summer in Asheville but still want to get a great trail run in? This trail is the perfect single track combined with creek crossings and cool temperatures. Located just south of Asheville in the North Mills River area, it's a...

Most Scenic Hiking Trails in Asheville

When you live in Asheville the mountains become a part of you. Hiking is a fantastic way to get outside and see what the Asheville area has to offer. A lot of these trails are a short hike that can be accessible by a car. Others are day excursions and even overnight...

Asheville’s Shut In Ridge Trail Run

  Asheville's mountains provide the perfect place to test your legs and your lungs. To get a quick taste of what Asheville has to offer. Head over to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Highway 191 and find the sign for the Shut In Trail. This trail was created by George...