Snow, Rain, and Drought in Western North Carolina

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We start out the first week of 2017 with a moderate snowstorm followed by plunging temperatures hovering a few degrees above or below zero depending on the elevation….Brrrrr! The temperatures will be warming up pretty quickly this coming week and we surely can’t complain much about them so far this fall and winter. Other than the smokey skies from the …

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Trout Fishing in Haywood County NC: Lots of Opportunity

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Trout fishing in Haywood County NC is an important part of the tourism industry. There are several hatchery supported trout creeks in Haywood County. Our real estate office at WNC Real Estate Store is located on Jonathan Creek in Maggie Valley, which is a popular hatchery supported trout creek. The season on Jonathan Creek is from the first Saturday in …

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The Cataloochee Divide Trail

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The one way 6.4 mile Cataloochee Divide Trail along the Nat’l Park boundary with Haywood County begins at Cove Creek Gap and ends close to the Hemphill Bald summit. There are several fine intersecting trails and opportunities for multi-day backpacking trips. One option we enjoy quite regularly is to leave from Appalachian Highlands Science Center gate at Hemphill Road and …