Women Outdoors

offers women the opportunity to meet other women who share an appreciation for the outdoors. They have monthly meetings and offer a variety of outdoor activities.

Applachian Trailplace

Your most complete informational site for hiking the AT. Visit to get advice, share information and learn about services and issues associated with the AT.

North Carolina National Forests

Asheville is located just a stone’s throw from two beautiful National Forest, Nantahala and Pisgah. For a weekend of hiking or biking, a camping adventure, or a Sunday drive, visit this site for information on what to see and do as well as maps of the forests.

Asheville Track Club

For those who like to run around, all ages and abilities welcome. Visit the site for more info on the exciting First Annual Mount Mitchell to Black Mountain Marathon Challenge!

Blue Ridge Bicycle Club

Whether you ride the parkway or the trails, this club has numerous planned rides with experienced leaders. Asheville has some great places to ride – come learn some new routes with the BRBC.

Trout Unlimited Land-of-Sky

Join this group of anglers and conservationists as they seek to protect area trout and their habitat. There are numerous scenic trout streams in the area; TU members can tell you where to cast your fly!

Asheville Area Ultimate Club

meets three times weekly to have fun and ultimately throw their discs around. Visit their site for more on scheduling and to view lots of ultimate action shots.

Asheville Lacrosse

Claiming to have two game seasons a year, these guys never let up! I should know, my husband plays on the team! If you want great exercise and good friends, come out to throw the ball with the team.

The Asheville Quilt Show

Visit the 35th Annual Asheville Quilt Show “All Things Bright And Beautiful” from Sept 29th through October 1st. The show takes place Friday and Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at the WNC Agriculture Center, Davis Center. Featuring over 400 quilts, quilts for sale, kids sewing station, a hand-made item gift shop, vendors, and product raffle. Entrance fee is $7 and parking is free.

British Car Club of Western North Carolina

This club began in 1994 and has grown to over 60 members who like to share their enthusiasm and favorite car wax formula for their British sports cars.

Angels on Ice / WNC Ice Skating Club

Ice skating programs and classes for all ages.


WNC Racing Pigeon Club

meets monthly and has two pigeon racing seasons each year.

Out There

Get out there! A group of local folks encourage you to join them for all types of outdoor activities.

YMCA of Hendersonville and Henderson County

Call to find out about the exciting programs they offer.


Appalachian Trail Conference

maintains the 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail footpath and helps manage the lands that protect it.

Western North Carolina Sierra Club

has monthly meetings offering educational speakers. They also have planned some awesome hikes in our beautiful mountains.