Highlands Nature Center
828-526-2623 • Highlands, NC
930 Horse Cove Road•highlandsbiological.org
Since 1927, the mission of the Highlands Biological Station has been to
foster research and education focused on the rich natural heritage of
the Highlands Plateau, while preserving and celebrating the integrity
of the “biological crown” of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Highlands Nature Center offers special events throughout the summer
to join families together in an informative way such as the Salamander
Meander, Owl Prowl, Nature by Night and more.
Family activities include guided walks along the garden trails, nature
lessons, workshops, observing each of the Nature Center’s animals,
critter searches and much more. Weekly family programs are held
May through August.
Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center
828-526-3737 • 7420 Dillard Road, Scaly Mountain, NCscalymountain.com
Located between Sky Valley, Georgia and Highlands, North Carolina,
The Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center is the place to enjoy both
summer and winter fun. Come visit and experience, or rediscover, the
fun of trout fishing, ice skating, summer and snow tubing, and try out
bungee trampoline. When it’s time to feed the gang, Downhill Grill is
sure to satisfy all tastes.
800-868-7238 • Clayton, GAsoutheasternexpeditions.com
Go on a grand adventure of the Chattooga River, one of the
southeast’s premier rivers for whitewater rafting. The oldest rafting
company in the southeast, Southeastern Expeditions opened its doors
in 1972 with equipment purchased from Warner Brothers following
the filming of the movie
. Two years later in 1974, the
Chattooga River was designated by Congress as one of America’s
“Wild and Scenic” rivers.
WhiteWater Equestrian Center
828-966-9646 • Sapphire, NCfunhorsebackriding.com
If you’re looking for an exciting adventure on horseback, the
WhiteWater Equestrian Center offers a treat for you. Imagine
becoming one with nature as you and your horse leisurely make your
way through a variety of trails nearby. They also feature gem mining.
Comfort and Joy Package
Christmas Tree Farm Package
Wine Tastings and Special Cocktails
Seasonal Spa Treatments
Elf Tuck-Ins for the Wee Ones
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