RSVPs open two days before the hike. Limit of 20 hikers.
YOU MUST BE ABLE TO MAINTAIN A 3+ MPH PACE FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 HOURS
Approximately 5.5-6 mile hike in or near NC Arboretum or Bent Creek. May include sections of trail that go steeply uphill.
Trails: Arboretum access road, Old Mill trail, Bent Creek Rd, Rocky Cove Rd, Mountains to Sea trail. Starting elevation approximately 2000 ft., highest point approximately 2500 ft.
Meet in Bent Creek Park parking lot at 5:30. Hike begins at 5:40. We will walk into the Arboretum.
Arboretum and Blue Ridge Parkway require dogs to be on leash.
Bent Creek River Park 1592 Brevard Road Asheville, NC 28806
From exit 33 of 1-26, go south on Brevard Rd. approx 2.5 miles, passing large mall on your left and Brevard Rd Ingles on your right. Just past traffic light at intersection of ramp to Blue Ridge Parkway and entrance to North Carolina Arboretum, as road narrows to two lane, turn left into gravel parking area between road and river.