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The Trail is Open

May 1, 2020The Trail is Now OpenAs of May 1 2020 the Appalachain Trail in the Roan Highlands is officially opened again.  Hundreds of people with cabin fever took advantage of awesome weather on the first weekend of freedom to explore the beauty of the Roan Highlands. The return to Freedom [...]

By |2020-05-04T15:21:10+00:00May 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Trail is Open

Easter Egg Field Day

Easter Egg Field Day Saturday, April 4 Noon – 3 p.m. — Roan Mountain State Park hosts our annual Easter Egg Hunt and Field Game Day from noon to 3 p.m. at the park amphitheater. Youth in various age groups will enjoy challenging outdoor egg hunts that showcase the beauty of spring in the Mountains. [...]

By |2020-01-18T15:56:36+00:00January 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easter Egg Field Day

2020 Winter Naturalist Rally

2020 Winter Naturalist Rally See schedule for program times. Join the Friends of Roan Mountain for their annual Winter Naturalist Rally at Roan Mountain State Park. Celebrate the beauty of nature in winter while learning about the unique natural features that make this mountain such a unique place. Stay tuned for a schedule of [...]

By |2020-01-18T15:47:26+00:00January 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2020 Winter Naturalist Rally

Outdoor Survival for Beginners

Saturday, Jan. 25 Outdoor Survival for Beginners 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. — Join Ranger Holland as we learn about the basics of outdoor wilderness survival. Topics will include water, food, fire, shelter and signaling for help. This is a beginner program for persons wishing to gain an understanding of the basic skills and [...]

By |2020-01-18T15:42:46+00:00January 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Outdoor Survival for Beginners

Overmountain Shelter Closure

The overmountain shelter has been officially closed as of September 6, 2019.  The US Forest Service put the closure in place due to structural instability.  It appears the building is leaning a enough of an angle, the are of afraid it may collapse.  The Forest Service has put the decision, of what to do [...]

By |2019-12-18T07:04:24+00:00September 10th, 2019|Shelters, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Overmountain Shelter Closure
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