plant-banner1

Western North Carolina Chapter

Western North Carolina

Monthly Meetings

No Monthly Meetings


Calendar Item!

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Pink Bed Loop Hike

(9 AM - 3 PM)

Pink Bed Loop
This is a 5.5 mile loop rated moderate with some uphill in areas. We will meet in the parking area at 9:00. Depending on the predicted heat and humidity we can opt for the full loop or half a loop. There will be plenty of flowers but this loop is also known for spectacular fern displays. Please wear sturdy shoes, bring raingear, plenty of water, and snacks.

Read More!

Calendar Item!

Friday, August 18, 2017

Rattlesnake Lodge Trail Hike

(9 AM - 2 PM)

Rattlesnake Lodge
The hike is an easy to moderate hike, out and back, for a total of 3 miles. We will follow part of the Mountains to the Sea trail to the remains of Rattlesnake Lodge. We will explore the flora and remains of the old home place. Please wear sturdy shoes, bring raingear, plenty of water, and snacks.

Read More!

Calendar Item!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Laurel River Trail, Hot Springs Area

This is an easy 3.6 mile hike one way along the Big Laurel River. It would be a 7 mile roundtrip but we can turn around at any point depending on the weather and the group.  We will meet at 9:00 at the trail head parking area. Please wear sturdy shoes, bring raingear, plenty of water, and snacks

Read More!



Chapter Activities


Please visit the Events or Calendar page for a schedule of our 2017 hikes.





Extra Stuff







Blog and Special Notes


Please visit our chapter Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/botanynerds



Picture Albums


Chapter Contact(s)

Western NC chapter contact information

back to top