Boone Area winter hiking can be a short walk through last fall's leaves—or a deep-snow trek on the Appalachian Trail.
Serious snow fanatics often find significant snow on the highest peaks. If you want that—or just an atmospheric, easy-to-walk in dusting of the white stuff—check out our Nordic ski report for the latest on natural snow conditions....more
Volunteers are building a trail to the summit of Elk Knob State Park—and you can help finish it during summer 2011. Call the park to volunteer at 828-297-7261. Be among the High Country locals and visitors who are stepping up to ensure the world-class character of outdoor recreation in the Boone Area. Story by Corinne Saunders ...more