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Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas” – Tuesday, October 17, 5:30-7:00 pm

Author/photographer Tim Barnwell will introduce his published guide Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas to what you can see from the many overlooks along the Parkway.  He will also present his newest release, Great Smokey Mountains and have books for sale. Open to the public. West Asheville Public Library.

Great Smoky Mountains Vistas: A Guide, with Mountain Peak Identifications, for What to See and Do In and Around the National Park. Mr. Barnwell combines panoramic photographs from overlooks in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, aerial photographs of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, and articles on popular area attractions and activities to create this unique and comprehensive guidebook.   Read more

Coming Up

Purchase Knob Butterfly walk. This event was canceled thanks to Tropical Storm Irma. We will reschedule for next year.

Photo by Scott Reed

Join the Blue Ridge Naturalist Network for a butterfly walk at the top of Purchase Knob located in the Great Smoky Mountains along the Cataloochee Divide. We will gently hike through meadows and woodland edges with Gail Lankford as our butterfly expert looking for late summer butterflies. We will begin the walk at 10:00 am from the Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center located at the top of Purchase Knob. Read more