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NC’s first “Forest Bathing” trail to be dedicated in Elkin

Elkin, North Carolina, Oct. 10, 2020 – (Press Release) – On Friday, October 16, Elkin Valley Trails Association will dedicate the new Klondike Lake Trail as a “Forest Bathing” trail at Grassy Creek Vineyard, near Elkin, NC. “Forest Bathing” or shinrin-yoku, is a therapy in nature. Started in 1982 by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, they designated “forest bathing” reserves […]

South Mountain State Park
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Take This Short Trail in North Carolina That Leads To A Handful of Waterfalls at South Mountains State Park

Beautiful back country roads would bring you to what could easily be one of the loveliest North Carolina State Parks offering a wide variety of trails (over 40 miles) for each and every liking. From stunning views, to marvelous waterfalls, horse riding trails, biking and walking trails and unique flora and fauna this spot is sure to delight you and […]

Bakers Mountain Park, Catawba County NC
Hikes, North Carolina, Travel

Reach to the Highest Elevation in Catawba County by Following This Trail

Located on 6680 Bakers Mountain Road in Hickory, North Carolina, Bakers Mountain Park offers something for everyone. Over six miles of walking, hiking and running trails have been cleared along the 189 acres of mature chestnut oak forest, wetlands and streams running through. The trails offer a level of difficulty for every liking depending on which one you choose to […]