SWANNANOA RIM EXPLORER HIKE SERIES – The Swannanoa Valley Museum &History Center
Date(s) - 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
Swannanoa Valley Museum
The Swannanoa Valley Museum’s exclusive SWANNANOA VALLEY RIM EXPLORER™ HIKING SERIES offers eleven hikes that generally take place the 3rd Saturday of the month. Each hike covers a portion of the approximately 31 miles of the Swannanoa Rim, which runs from Jesse’s High Top, across Lakey Gap, over Ridgecrest and Montreat, up to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and down to Cedar Cliff above Camp Rockmont. The hikes are led by experienced hike leaders who are also extremely knowledgeable about the history, topography, and ownership of the land. Click here for the 2019 schedule
Founded in 1989, the Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center is the primary museum of general local history in Buncombe County. We are a 501c3 non-profit organization governed by an 18-member board of directors and funded primarily by generous donations from our members and our extensive special event program. We are located in the Town of Black Mountain’s 1921 fire house, which was designed by Richard Sharp Smith, supervising architect on the Biltmore Estate.
Take Exit 64 off I-40. Turn North towards downtown Black Mountain.
Cross the Railroad Tracks. Go one block.
Turn Left on US 70 (State Street).
Go two blocks west, and the Museum will be on your left.
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