Category: Leave No Trace

Become a Volunteer Ridgerunner ~ June 18 training

NEW DATE for Training Day: June 18, 2016, 9 am – 2:30 pm Perched high above the Catawba Valley, McAfee Knob is the most photographed place on the entire Appalachian Trail, and a beloved symbol of the natural beauty and

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What to do when a bear wants your food

What should you do when you are on the trail and a bear wants your food? Get a copy of the tips shown below from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries here. To help yourself and others: NEVER leave food

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National Leave No Trace Training open to the public in Roanoke and New River Valleys, September 24-28, 2105

SIGN UP FOR NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, HERE. What do McAfee Knob, Saguaro National Monument, Point Reyes National Seashore and Linville Gorge have in common? All are among the twelve national Leave No Trace Hot Spots for

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Help keep McAfee Knob beautiful on National Public Lands Day, September 26!

Sign up here to join the crews on National Public Lands Day. McAfee Knob was already popular, but its starring role in the new film, “A Walk in the Woods,” is bringing an unprecedented number of visitors. You can help keep

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