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2011 - 2012 WINTER HIKING SCHEDULE

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WINTER HIKING SCHEDULE

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November 26
10:00 am
Meet at West Bowl/Smoketree Trailhead
West Bowl Loop This hike starts at the Smoketree Trailhead at the end of Beech Mtn Parkway (gravel road) and ends back at the trailhead where you began
December 6
9:00 am
Meet at Buckeye Rec Center
Grassy Gap Creek Trail This hike starts at the Rec Center and follows Grassy Gap Creek up and back for a 4 mile hike through the woods
December 31
9:00 am
Meet at Buckeye Rec Center
Fireman's Trail and Wild Iris This will be one of the most beautiful winter hikes you can take in the high country. Make sure you bring your gloves and hat!
January 3
9:00 am
Meet at Town Hall
Upper/Lower Pond Creek We'll ring in the new year with a hike along Pond Creek from Perry Park all the way to the falls at the bottom of Lower Pond Creek trail and back
January 15 (Saturday)
10:00 am
Meet at Town Hall
Emerald Outback We'll trek through the woods of the Emerald Outback and enjoy gorgeous winter views of the ski slopes, Roan Mountain and Elk River Valley
February 1 (Tuesday)
9:00 am
Meet at Buckeye Rec Center
Falls Trail/Westerly Hills come check out our popular Falls Trail and stay for another hike through Westerly Hills, which has great winter views from the ridge line. You may even get a glimpse of some rare wildlife
February 19 (Saturday)
9:00
Meet at Town Hall
Smoketree to West Bowl Let's celebrate President's Day on this great loop from Smoketree trail head at Pinnacle Ridge Road to the West Bowl and back.
March 1 (Tuesday)
9:00 am
Meet at Town Hall
Beech Mountain Bog Join us for this very special hike to a very special, state protected bog area on Beech Mountain's eastern most ridge. You won't regret this one!
March 22 (Tuesday)
9:00 am
Meet at Town Hall
Emerald Outback Spring is in the air, so come out and take in all of the sights, sounds and smells of this pretty time of year! Stick around for a trail clean-up afterwards

 

 

 

 

























 

 

 

LOOK FOR SPRING AND SUMMER 2012 HIKING SCHEDULE WHICH WILL BE OUT IN APRIL!

We wish you good hiking on Beech Mountain!

 

 

 

  • All hikes are led by volunteers familiar with the trails
  • Meet at trail head prior to 9 am for a 9 o'clock departure
  • We ask not to bring dogs which may scare away wildlife that we may observe while on our hike
  • Appropriate clothing and footwear are required
  • Transportation back to trail head will be provided
  • For information and directions to trail heads, please call 387-4838
  • For planning your own hike on Beech Mountain a trail map is available at the Visitors Center, Town Hall, Freds and other businesses on Beech.
  • For additional information call Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce at 387-9283 or Fred's at 387-4838.