Joanne O'Sullivan

Asheville

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  1. Trace Ridge and Fletcher Creek Trails

    Asheville

    You've got options in the Trace Ridge / Fletcher Creek area; get lost in the maze of wooded double and single track, score some sweet singletrack descents and expect to get a little wet!

  2. Montreat Family Campground

    Asheville

    Close to 30 campsites and about 20 trails make Montreat Campground a perfect place for a weekend family getaway.

  3. Cullasaja River Fly Fishing

    Asheville

    A hatchery-supported river between Franklin and Highlands, the Cullasaja is a hot spot for mountain trout.

  4. Nolichucky Gorge

    Asheville

    Located in one of the deepest gorges on the East Coast and offering some of the best paddling in the region, Nolichucky Gorge is a great place to spend a day paddling.

  5. Chimney Rock State Park - Climbing

    Asheville

    Chimney Rock State Park, in Hickory Nut Gap Gorge, is a favorite North Carolina outdoor destination with excellent family hiking, beginner to advanced climbing, and peerless views of the surrounding area.

  6. Mount Mitchell Cycling

    Asheville

    This classic 100-mile ride is a challenging route that takes riders up to the highest point in the eastern United States.

  7. Sliding Rock

    Asheville

    Sliding Rock is regarded as one of America's Top 10 swimming holes, and for great reason. Enjoy zipping down the rock before plunging into a refreshing pool of mountain stream water.

  8. Autumn in Asheville

    Asheville

    Autumn in Asheville is gone in the blink of an eye. Be sure to embrace the season for as long as you can by visiting these five festivals.

  9. Jane Roane: See Jane Run

    Asheville

    Jane Roane is an active member of Asheville's running community and a fine athlete in her own right.

  10. Julie Wunder: Running in a Skirt

    Asheville

    Julie Wunder is an Asheville runner who blogs about her experiences on the trail -- and beyond.

  11. Autumn in Asheville

    Asheville

    Autumn in Asheville is gone in the blink of an eye. Be sure to embrace the season for as long as you can by visiting these five festivals.

  12. The Gran Fondo Arrives in Asheville

    Asheville

    Considering the mountainous terrain, Asheville is perfectly suited for a gran fondo, which is the fastest growing group ride phenomenon in the country.

  13. Summer's Last Gasp

    Asheville

    Summer may be slipping away, but these 4 Western Carolina mountain lakes will have comfortable swimming temperatures for the next month or so. Not to be missed.

  14. Black Mountain Cycling

    Asheville

    Black Mountain is a charming village 10 miles east of Asheville, NC. It’s a ride-from-your-porch kind of town that offers a wide variety of lodging options including quaint inns and cabins.

  15. Insider's Guide to Hot Springs, NC

    Asheville

    Hot Springs, NC is Trail Town, USA, with the beautiful French Broad River flowing nearby and the iconic Appalachian Trail literally running right through town.

  16. 5 Asheville Hikes with Amazing Views

    Asheville

    Asheville sits in a valley, surrounded by so many mountains it’s hard to keep track of which ones you’re looking at, here are 5 unforgettable hikes with amazing views.

  17. 5 Must-Do Zipline Adventures Near Asheville

    Asheville

    Western North Carolina is absolutely loaded with zipline adventures, and all of them are extremely fun for the whole family. The 5 best just so happen to be near Asheville.

  18. Western North Carolina’s First Family of Adventure

    Asheville

    In 1971, when most Americans thought of outdoor adventure, they thought of Yellowstone National Park, not the rivers of the southeast. But..

  19. Bikes and Beer in Brevard

    Asheville

    Brevard, NC is starting to make a name for itself with breweries and bikes. With the introduction of Oskar Blues' new bike farm, it's only getting better.

  20. Farm 2 Table 5K

    Asheville

    Farm 2 Table 5K, a farmer’s market and family festival. This is just one of the ways that groups from different parts of the local wellness..

  21. Bearwallow Beast 5k Trail Run and Festival

    Asheville

    Now in its third year, the Bearwallow Beast 5k Trail Run and Festival, dubbed the “Southeast’s fiercest 5K,” returns on Sunday, May 4.

  22. French Broad River Festival

    Asheville

    The French Broad River Festival is a fun, quirky event that kicks off the spring outdoor season in the Asheville area. Live music, paddle races

  23. Slow Food, Fun Ride

    Asheville

    Cycle to Farm Tours give cyclists in the Asheville area a chance to enjoy a fun group ride followed by an after party with fresh, slow food.

  24. Spring Hiking in the Blue Ridge With Jennifer Pharr Davis

    Asheville

    Jennifer Pharr Davis holds the record for fastest thru hike of the Appalachian Trail. She sits down to talk about spring hiking in Asheville

  25. French Broad Float

    Asheville

    A French Broad Float is truly one of the best ways to experience the incredible beauty of western North Carolina from Asheville.