Friends of Panthertown is excited to announce that Panthertown Valley has been selected as a 2021 Hot Spot by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Programs will take place August 30 – September in Jackson County, North Carolina. More details and ways to get involved are available at panthertown.org/hotspot
Panthertown Valley to be renamed Beartown Valley; Entry fee to be charged. April 1, 2018 (Happy April Fool’s Day) Cashiers, NC – Panthertown Valley is designated by
Due to an increase in close and serious bear encounters in Panthertown, where campers have had to leave campsites and hikers have retreated from a local trail, the U. S. Forest Service is strongly recommending that back country campers use bear resistant containers for all food and scented items.
The U.S. Forest Service – National Forests in North Carolina is asking for the public’s involvement during the Nantahala and Pisgah Forest Plan revision process, which includes Panthertown
The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests are enjoyed by millions of people every year. Encompassing more than 1 million acres in western North Carolina, these
The U.S. Forest Service has been planning to conduct a series of prescribed burns this fall throughout the Nantahala Ranger District. Panthertown is part of