April 2016

11 Must-Do Hikes in the Southeastern National Parks

By Jess Daddio | 25 Aug 16
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To celebrate America’s unparalleled national park system, we’re highlighting the best of our three iconic national parks here in Appalachia: Shenandoah, the Smokies, and the iconic parkway that connects them.

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Celebrating the National Parks: The Parks Less Travelled

By Jess Daddio | 22 Aug 16
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Shenandoah, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway are three of the country’s most popular national parks, with a combined total of more than 30 million visitors annually. But there are over 50 other national park units across the South.

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The Last Stream: Unraveling the Mysterious Death of Smokies Hiker Jenny Bennett

By Mason Adams | 04 May 16
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Unraveling the mysterious death of Smokies hiker Jenny Bennett.

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Celebrating the National Parks: The Next 100

By Danielle Taylor | 18 Apr 16
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National parks face serious challenges. How can we help protect them for another century? Here’s what you need to know and how you can help.

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Cutting Coal: The Southeast’s Climate Success Story

By Eryn Gable | 12 Apr 16
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Ten years ago, King Coal reigned supreme. The Southeast’s electric companies operated 246 coal-fired power plants and planned to build another nine units.

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Trail Mix: New Records in Bluegrass, Bar Rock, and Banjo with Beats

By Jedd Ferris | 11 Apr 16
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With the onset of spring comes three standout records from Bloodkin’s Daniel Hutchens, North Carolina-based bluegrass band Town Mountain, and Nashville folk-hop group Judah & the Lion.

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The April Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live

By BRO Staff | 31 Mar 16
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This month we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of “America’s Best Idea”, the National Park System, with all the beta you’ll need to check out the numerous national park units scattered throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Read on!

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