Get on the beaten path.

Hiking, individually or in groups, is a popular activity at Mountain Air. Between the Mountain Air trails and trails etched into many surrounding mountains, there are endless opportunities for great trekking in the Blue Ridge.

  • Mountain Air Trails
    • With a hiking map available at the Outdoor Discovery Center, explore the two distinct trail systems at Mountain Air—The Creekside Trails and The Ridge Top Trails.

  • Off Site Guided Hikes

    • Mountain Air Naturalists lead hiking trips to landmark peaks and trails throughout western North Carolina such as Mount Mitchell, portions of the Appalachian Trail, Grandfather Mountain and Roan Mountain.

  • Member Led Hikes
    • The Happy Hikers, a member led group of like-minded hiking enthusiasts, hike their favorite trails through the community. Bring a lunch or snack and enjoy a natural adventure.