Though apple picking, leaf peeping, and pumpkin spice in everything define the autumn season for many in the North Carolina mountains, scarecrows are a notable symbol of farms and the fall harvest in Buncombe County.
Buncombe County -- Buncombe County Recreation Services recently received 100 bicycle helmets for distribution to local kids and teens through a grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Division.
National Park Service -- There over 369 miles of hiking trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway, so one of the most daunting tasks facing hikers may be choosing which trail to explore. Start by deciding on what you would like to see. Then decide how far you would like to hike. If you haven't hiked much recently, be conservative.