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Pack Place Education, Arts and Science Center
Downtown across from Pack Square, Pack Place Education, Arts and Science Center houses Three Centuries of Pack Square, and is the home for the Asheville Art Museum, Diana Wortham Theater, Colburn Gem & Mineral Museum, the Health Adventure and the YMI Cultural Center. A must to see when visiting Asheville, NC. 828-253-3227

Asheville Parks and Recreation

Applachian Trailplace Your most complete informational site for hiking the AT. Visit Trailplace.com to get advice, share information and learn about services and issues associated with the AT.

Asheville Area Ultimate Club meets three times weekly to have fun and ultimately throw their discs around. Visit their site for more on scheduling and to view lots of ultimate action shots.

Asheville Lacrosse Claiming to have two game seasons a year, these guys never let up! I should know, my husband plays on the team! If you want great exercise and good friends, come out to throw the ball with the team.

Asheville Mushroom Club Forays may introduce you to some new territory, and perhaps a new taste sensation!

Asheville Track Club For those who like to run around, all ages and abilities welcome. Visit the site for more info on the exciting First Annual Mount Mitchell to Black Mountain Marathon Challenge!

Blue Ridge Bicycle Club Whether you ride the parkway or the trails, this club has numerous planned rides with experienced leaders. Asheville has some great places to ride - come learn some new routes with the BRBC.

The Blue Ridge Parkway This guide has hundreds of milepost listings, a comprehensive trail index, lots of pictures and historical notes about the parkway.

British Car Club of Western North Carolina This club began in 1994 and has grown to over 60 members who like to share their enthusiasm and favorite car wax formula for their British sports cars.

North Carolina National Forests Asheville is located just a stone's throw from two beautiful National Forest, Nantahala and Pisgah. For a weekend of hiking or biking, a camping adventure, or a Sunday drive, visit this site for information on what to see and do as well as maps of the forests.

Out There Get out there! A group of local folks encourage you to join them for all types of outdoor activities.

Trout Unlimited Land-of-Sky Join this group of anglers and conservationists as they seek to protect area trout and their habitat. There are numerous scenic trout streams in the area; TU members can tell you where to cast your fly!

Warren Wilson College Ultimate Team. Most people still call it Frisbee, but the Warren Wilson Ultimate Team takes the sport to a new level by competing in competitions across the country. Ultimate Frisbee combines elements of soccer, football and basketball in a fast-paced game, played with a Frisbee, where everyone is a quarterback and everyone is a receiver.

WNC Nature Center was voted "best place to take kids" in Western North Carolina; however, old and young alike will enjoy observing the butterfly garden, encountering the red wolf, mountain lions and bobcats, petting the farm animals, and exploring the interactive Nature Lab.

WNC Racing Pigeon Club meets monthly and has two pigeon racing seasons each year.

Western North Carolina Sierra Club has monthly meetings offering educational speakers. They also have planned some awesome hikes in our beautiful mountains.

Women Outdoors offers women the opportunity to meet other women who share an appreciation for the outdoors. They have monthly meetings and offer a variety of outdoor activities.




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