New N.C. Trails

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By Tom Hetman

The High Country Council of Governments has tentatively mapped 389 miles of new hiking trails in North Carolina. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that more than 150 local, state, and federal officials and organization members have been working on the plan for 18 months. The trails would stretch across the Northwest N.C.’s mountain region covering Yancey, Mitchell, Avery, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany and ­Wilkes counties.            

            The state has provided nearly $20,000 in planning services and the High Country Council of Governments over $5,000. The N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation have already approved the project, now the seven county governments must also approve it. Read more here

 

 

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