Near the town of Hot Springs, NC is Max Patch Mountain. At 4,616′ in elevation it isn’t the highest mountain in the Appalachians, but it is higher than most of the surrounding range. A winding dirt and gravel road with frequent washboards leads most of the way up Max Patch Mountain, with the final few hundred feet in elevation beginning from a lot. This is a popular destination, and when we attended there were numerous […]
Nestled in the woods of Appalachian West Virginia, this is a restored pioneer farm on Bowers Ridge. This is a living history farm, intended to show visitors what life was like in the Appalachian area in the 1830’s. This farm adjoins the Twin Falls State Park & Resort and was donated by a private family when the park was created.