Posted by: panthertown | March 16, 2011

March 26 Trail Work Day



Do you love exploring Panthertown Valley? Spring has arrived, the weather is warmer and the trails in Panthertown Valley are ready for your help! Haven’t you always wanted to give a little something back by volunteering to protect and maintain this special place? We sure could use your help at one of our upcoming trail work days.

Panthertown Valley volunteers from Elon University (October 2010)

Volunteering at one of our trail work days is fun and a great way to explore and learn about Panthertown Valley with your friends!

The Friends of Panthertown volunteers will meet at the Salt Rock parking area at the end of Breedlove Road in Cashiers, NC on Saturday, March 26th at 9:30am for our first official Trail Work Day of the season. As always, tools will be provided and no experience is necessary. We love meeting new volunteers!

Directions can be found on our website.

If you’ve not yet visited Panthertown Valley, now is a a really great time to join the Friends of Panthertown and discover this spectacular wilderness. Volunteering is a great way to learn about this special place. Working with other volunteers to maintain and clear trails is fun and a great way to meet other Friends of Panthertown!

We expect to hike less than 5 miles and we plan to be finished before 3pm. We would love to have your help, won’t you join us? We hope you’ll bring some friends with you and join us on the trails.

Please visit our volunteer information page for more information including on how to prepare and what to bring with you when you volunteer.Find out more about the Friends of Panthertown!

You can also sign up at to receive our e-newsletter and get on our mailing list by updating your e-mail subscription in the menu box on the right side column of our website.

Spring 2011 Trail Work Days:

Saturday, March 26
Friday, April 15
Saturday, April 30
Saturday, May 28

For a complete schedule, please visit our website at or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Care to join us? Find out about our upcoming hikes, volunteer work days, conservation projects, and other opportunities to get involved. Sign up to be on our mailing list to make sure you stay in the loop.

To learn how youFriends of Panthertown can help us protect this precious natural resource, or for more information about volunteer opportunities and conservation projects in Panthertown Valley, please contact Jason Kimenker, Coordinator for the Friends of Panthertown at (828) 269-HIKE (4453), e-mail or visit


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Thanks for being a friend of Panthertown Valley, and for helping to protect and maintain this magnificent and precious treasure in the mountains.

Please click here to find out how you can join us by becoming a supporting member of Friends of Panthertown. Learn how your tax-deductible donation will go a long way towards helping us to protect this very special mountain treasure.

Friends of Panthertown, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

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