Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Friends of Panthertown
2018 Calendar of Events

Sign up to be on our mailing list and you will receive updates with information about upcoming events and projects we are working on. More dates and events will be added later. You can also check out our Facebook or Twitter pages for additional up to date event info.

  • Trail Cleanup PosterSaturday, April 21
    Earth Day Weekend Trail Cleanup & Hike
    Meet at Flat Creek parking area at Rattlesnake Knob trailhead off Rock Bridge Road (from NC 281 Tuckaseegee/Toxaway)
    10:00am – 2:00pm

  • Sunday, April 22
    Earth Day

  • Sunday, April 29
    Wilderness Falls Trail Cleanup & Hike
    Meet at Salt Rock Gap Trailhead
    9:30am – 2:30pm

  • Saturday, May 5
    Wildflower Hike with Dan Pittillo
    A Unique View of Panthertown
    9:30am – 3:00pm  (RSVP required)

  • Saturday,  June 2 – National Trails Day
    Picnic in Panthertown
    Salt Rock Gap Overlook
    11:00am – 1:00pm (Free, Public Welcome)

  • Saturday, June 2 – National Trails Day
    Panthertown Valley EXPO
    Sapphire Valley Community Center
    2:00pm – 4:00pm (Free, Public Welcome)

  • Friday, June 15
    Member Hike to Tranquility Point with Tony Austin
    Meet at Cold Mountain Gap Trailhead
    9:30am (RSVP recommended)

  • Saturday, June 29
    Panthertown Guided Hike & Greenland Creek Trail Cleanup
    Meet at Cold Mountain Gap Trailhead
    9:30am – 2:30pm

  • Saturday, August 4
    Guided Hike & Trail Work Day with Mike Purdy
    Meet at Salt Rock Gap Trailhead
    9:30am – 2:30pm

  • Saturday, August 11
    Geology of Panthertown Member Hike with Bill Jacobs
    9:00am – 3:00pm  (RSVP required)

  • Friday, September 14 To Be Rescheduled Due To USFS Request Re: Hurricane Florence
    Member Hike with Tony Austin
    Meet at Cold Mountain Gap Trailhead
    9:30am (RSVP recommended)

  • Saturday, September 22
    National Public Lands Day

Friends of Panthertown Trail Work DaysVolunteer Opportunities

Need more information about volunteering? Click here.

The trails in Panthertown always need a little maintaining to keep them clear for visitors to the Valley. We sure could use your help because there’s lots to do! So grab your work gloves, lace up your hiking boots and join us at one of the public Friends of Panthertown Trail Work Days.

Friends of Panthertown Volunteers

Friends of Panthertown Volunteers

For more information on volunteering or to receive updates on our forest stewardship projects, please send an e-mail to with your interests. We will give you all the details you need to join us on the trails.

If you have a group or organization that would like to work on trails as a service project or to Adopt-A-Trail, please give us a call at (828) 269-HIKE (4453) or send an e-mail, we can arrange a special day in Panthertown for your group.

Updates will be posted here, sent via e-mail for those subscribed to our updates, and on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Return to Friends of Panthertown MAIN PAGE

Friends of PanthertownContact Information:
Friends of Panthertown, Inc.
P.O. Box 51
Cashiers, NC 28717
Phone: 828-269-HIKE (4453)

“Protecting and maintaining Panthertown Valley”