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Enjoy WNC’s hiking trails

Enjoy WNC’s hiking trails File photo

Western North Carolina is a hiker’s paradise.

With so much land protected by national and state forests and parks, those who live in the Western North Carolina area have endless hiking opportunities.

Best of all, they can experience views, waterfalls, wildflowers, and quiet forest paths without traveling very far.  

The Sierra Club will host a program discussing some of these opportunities at 7 p.m. on May 1 at the OLLI/Reuter Center on UNCA’s campus.

Marcia Bromberg, who will lead the program, is a retired university administrator who moved to Asheville to enjoy the mountains. When she’s not hiking (including leading hikes for the Carolina Mountain Club), she spends her time swimming, gardening and volunteering for various community organizations. She serves on the boards of the Friends of the Mountains to the Sea Trail and MANNA Foodbank and is past president of the Carolina Mountain Club.

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