Cowpens National Battlefield and the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail in South Carolina are accepting applications for the Youth Conservation Corps.
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
Discriminating Explorer: Memorial Day Meander—The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail In North Carolina And Tennessee
The 330-mile Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail—Eastern America’s first NHT—isn't just a motor trip. On this Memorial Day meander in Western NC and East TN, you can hike the actual colonial roads that felt the tread of patriot militia. Or plan for fall, during the anniversary of the October 7, 1780 Battle of Kings Mountain.
The tenth TRACK Trail interpretive path just opened on Saturday February 18th at the US Army Corps of Engineers’ W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
A nearly $4 million deal with one of the country's largest railroads has placed almost 1,500 wooded acres, including some that are highly visible from Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks, into a conservation easement that will protect them from ever being logged or developed.