North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association, Inc. is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization incorporated as a North Carolina nonprofit corporation. Our purpose is to advance the public’s awareness, education, understanding and appreciation of nature, wildlife and the natural environment by engaging in outdoor recreational activiites including walking, hiking, bicycling and water sports in the North and South Toe River basins, Ivy Creek and the North Carolina portion of the Nolichucky River in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

The Association is engaged with our community leading hikes, maintaining and building trails, cleaning over-looks and scenic by-ways and working to improve the quality of our outdoor recreation assets. We are partners with the Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest (Appalachian Ranger District), Mount Mitchell State Park, Carolina Mountain Club, Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.

If you would care to contribute financially to our work, you may click on the link to Join or Renew your membership or you may choose to make a monetary donation by mailing a check for any amount to:

North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association
PO Box 24
Burnsville, NC 28714-0024

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