Country Roads

RSS

Recent Stories

virginia-elk-viewing-opportunities-1024x536.jpg

David Kalb, DGIF Elk Project Leader

Nature enthusiasts with special needs now will have access to some spectacular mountain views and captivating elk antics. Read more

Country Roads

Virginia and North Carolina join initiative to cut carbon emissions. Read more

Country Roads

Dollywood pushes into the “Wildwood Grove” for its 2019 season, giving the popular park its first new, additional area in a decade in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Read more

Country Roads

East-Fork-Headwaters_NC_(c)_Steve-Orr201705090_-(10).jpg

Steve Orr

Efforts at preservation began in 2009, and were accomplished in multiple transactions. Read more

Country Roads

Henry-River-Mill-village-aerial-.jpg

Courtesy Henry River Mill Village

Calvin Reyes is the new owner of Henry River Mill Village, an abandoned ghost town in Burke County, North Carolina. Read more

Country Roads

BRC---CROCKETT4---joe-tennis-photo.jpg

Joe Tennis

A Tennessee state park takes pains to go back to its genuine roots. Read more

Country Roads

Another 110 acres of North Carolina mountains will be preserved for ecological health and public enjoyment thanks to the Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina. Read more

Country Roads

The historic site, where minors and lawmen clashed in 1921, has been put back on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more

Country Roads

Nina Simone’s North Carolina childhood home is protected. Read more

Country Roads

For 50 years, the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (1968) has protected 208 rivers flowing through 40 states and Puerto Rico via balance and responsible stewardship. Read more

Country Roads

If you ask John Bruner if Bigfoot exists, he’ll tell you about an encounter he had in August 2017 near Lake James in McDowell County, North Carolina. Read more

Country Roads