Latest Linville Gorge Wilderness Stories
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 5,000-foot elevation change within 50 miles of Asheville, the lush Blue Ridge Mountains have one of the longest-running fall color displays in the country.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In the middle of a hot summer, more people are turning to the natural refreshment of a mountain waterfall, many of which offer cool waters for wading.
By Julie N. Chang, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 30--MORGANTON -- An injured hiker spent 20 hours crawling in the Linville Gorge before a hiking Eagle Scout happened to find him. Jakob Holly, 30, of Asheville was hiking alone when he fell from a rock at approximately 3 p.m. on Monday.
Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...