Journey to delightful trails, inspiring overlooks and refreshing swimming holes in the Appalachian range.
On this classic Western North Carolina hike, hikers can see a fantastic view of the cliffside profile for which Grandfather Mountain is named.
Kentucky's Harlan County, perhaps best known for its mining history, is also home to a wonderful old-growth forest preserve with several hiking trails.
Roughly 12 miles of trails await hikers and bikers at this park in Bristol, Va.
Appalachian Voices’ Jamie Goodman recounts the joys of a winter hike and the magic of the season. She also shares thoughts from others about the perks of braving the cold and setting out on the trail.
This roughly 10-mile trail follows the Bluestone River in southern West Virginia and gives hikers a taste of the wild.
Here, we outline a multitude of gorgeous spots off the beaten path in our national forests.
Breathtaking vistas for hikers and a variety of routes for climbers at Virginia's Hidden Rocks.
This South Carolina state park boasts a 100-foot waterfall, a wide variety of wildflowers and more.
The network of trails at Tennessee's largest city park allows hikers of any skill level to design an outing to suit them.
An 8.3-mile hike to the top of Shining Rock is perhaps the most scenic portion of the 30-mile Art Loeb Trail.
Here, we outline some of the best overlooks, hikes and historic sites along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
On the outskirts of the Red River Gorge, hikers at Natural Bridge State Resort Park walk among natural sandstone structures and climb stairs amid thickets of rhododendron and the shade of hemlocks.
Scattered throughout the lush Appalachian Mountains are beautiful pools of water that perfect for fishing or swimming or both! Read our latest "Hidden Treasures" feature to learn about a few of them.
In the shadow of a National Radio Astronomy Observatory telescope, Laurel Fork Trails offers scenic views and a rare chance to escape the buzzes and beeps of the technological age.
The proposed Birthplace of Rivers National Monument would provide additional protection for approximately 122,000 acres within the Monongahela National Forest and aims to boost tourism in the area.