People and Places:

The Southern Appalachian Hiking Group
Carolina Adventurers Group
Linville Gorge Group
Linville Gorge Maps & Info
The adventures of SCJack
Til the Last Hemlock Dies - Bob's blog
The adventures of Myron and Dorcas
Carolina Towns and Trails
NC Waterfalls
Kevin Adams Photo site - waterfalls, wildflowers, and more
NC firetowers
Dave Simons' nature photography
South Carolina trail database
Georgia trails
AT distance calculator
Doe River Gorge, near Hampton, TN.
Summit Post - peakbagging info
Glacier National Park message board
Best Hikes - worldwide
Grandfather Mountain
Colorado Trip Reports
Jocassee information, shuttles, and rentals
Dupont State Forest, near Hendersonville, North Carolina.
Montreat Conference Center. Great trails near Black Mountain, NC.

Organizations and Publications:

Backpacker Magazine
National Geographic Society
The Sierra Club
The Nature Conservancy
Save our Environment. Make your voice heard!
Appalachian Voices. An organization dedicated to protecting the southern Appalachians.
Southern Highlands Conservancy. Help protect threatened land in the southern Appalachians.
Rails to Trails. Works to convert old railroad lines into trails.
The Foothills Trail Conference
The Tennessee Eastman Hiking & Canoeing Club. Club site for hiking and paddling in East Tennessee.
The Carolina Mountain Club & trail database.
The Appalachian Trail Conference
Friends of the Mountains To Sea Trail
Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway
Friends of the Smokies
The NC Bartram Trail Society
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National Parks Home Page
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Blue Ridge Parkway
Congaree National Park, South Carolina.
Cumberland Isle National Seashore, Georgia.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Outer Banks of NC.
Cape Lookout National Seashore, Outer Banks of NC.
National Forests home page
National Forests in North Carolina
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Tennesee & Kentucky.
North Carolina State Parks
South Carolina State Parks
Virginia State Parks
West Virginia State Parks
Georgia State Parks
Tennessee State Parks
The Environmental Protection Agency


Ray's Weather. Reliable Forecasts for western North Carolina.
Weather Underground. Forecasts for anywhere else.
Snotel. Snowpack information for trip planning.
Cold Mountain Webcam for conditions in the Shining Rock Wilderness.


Acme mapper Download or print free maps online.
USGS maps Download or print free maps online.
National Geographic / Trails Illustrated Maps
Dolly Sods, WV topo maps.


Streamflow data
Crystal Coast Canoe and Kayak Club for info on canoeing coastal North Carolina.
Paddling information and trip reports
Lumber River Canoe Club Information and message board for canoeing in the eastern Carolinas.
Black River Paddler. Information and message board for canoeing the Black River and surrounding streams.
The Carolina Canoe Club
The Nantahala Outdoor Center
Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Official website for the wilderness area in Minnesota.
Asheville Boating Beta. Information on paddling near Asheville.
Leland's Paddling Page. Paddling trip reports, photos, and info.


Please remember to Leave No Trace!