Angels on Ice / WNC Ice Skating Club

Ice skating programs and classes for all ages.

Apple Valley Model Railroad & Museum

The AVMRC has two free open house’s every week that have been enjoyed by grandparents and grandchildren, as well as kids of all ages for over 2 decades. We offer two operating model RR’s with our inside HO scale layout having 2,000 feet of track. Our new outside layout is a larger G scale. Kids can run a Thomas or Emily train while there. Additionally, we have many historic pictures and items about railroads on display. The Depot is open to the public Saturday from 10 AM until 2 PM and Wednesday afternoon from 1 PM to 3 PM. Admission is free!

Bullington Gardens

Bullington Gardens, once the nursery of Bob Bullington, is a public botanical garden on 12 acres of rolling land providing hands-on education in horticulture and other sciences to students, youth clubs and adults. These gardens incorporate some of the many unusual mature trees that Mr. Bullington collected and introduced to the area. Visitors are welcome to visit and enjoy the gardens and facilities.

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.

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.

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.

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.