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‘Party Rock Fire’ Thank you Celebration & Fundraiser for Hickory Nut Gorge Fire Departments

Through a continuing sense of unity, several public and private organizations are coming together at Rumbling Bald Resort on January 21st to honor local fire departments for their role in battling the recent Party Rock Fire.

We Have Much to Be Thankful For Today and Always!

As a community, we came together and we learned that we are stronger than anything that can happen to us. We shared our homes, we opened our hearts, we helped our friends, neighbors, and family … and we gave of ourselves.

Crazy Good Fun

The A to Z Discovery Guide for Exploring Lake Lure, NC

Our alphabetical guide for exploring Lake Lure. Whether it’s fun on the lake, the mountains or the surrounding areas, it’s the hub for all things fun.

DuPont State Forest Waterfalls Trail Hike – Near Lake Lure, NC

DuPont State Forest is 10,400+ acres and has four major waterfalls located on the Little River – Hooker Falls, Triple Falls, High Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Simply magnificent!

Top 12 Hikes Around Lake Lure, NC – A Hikers Paradise

List of the Top 12 Hikes Around Lake Lure, NC in order of hiking difficulty (easy to hard). The list provides general info, directions, hike highlights & links to Trail Reviews. It’s a hikers paradise!

A Big Appreciation for My Small Town

I grew up in Spindale, NC. Population: 4,285 … on a good day. For most kids, when you grow up in a small town, you can’t wait to leave. Coming back changed my views. Here are a few of the things that I took for granted and now long for in this small town.

Grandfather Mountain Profile Trail Hike

The Profile Trail is a backcountry trail on the west side of Grandfather Mountain beginning in Banner Elk, North Carolina. The trail follows the Watauga River, with many creeks and streams throughout the hike. This is a great day trip to take from Lake Lure.

Chimney Rock Park: A Legacy of Brothers — Exploring the History and Future of North Carolina’s Most Iconic Landmark

Learn all about the history and future of North Carolina’s most iconic landmark, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock Park. A legacy of brothers told by Todd Morse.

Hiking Florence Nature Preserve Gerton, NC

Detailed Trail Review of Florence Nature Preserve. This is a great dog friendly trail with creeks, cabin ruin, small waterfalls, rock outcroppings and a meadow. Very beautiful, well marked and well maintained.