90 Years of Commitment

The Highlands Biological Foundation reflects on 90 years of discovering and protecting the natural heritage of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

Flyfishing in Highlands Winter Style

Wise anglers know that the busy season is just getting started in bold mountain streams.

Talking Turkey

The clever and extremely vocal Wild Turkey is a proud survivor on the fringes of American history.

Written in Her Trees

The rings of venerable local hardwoods tell the tale of the development of the Highlands Cashiers Land Trust and its mission to preserve the Plateau’s wild places.


Whether you want to tackle a mountain or sit by a stream, you’ll find just what you’re looking for here. This is a premier golf destination, but there’s so much more available. There are streams to fish, public pools and tennis courts to enjoy and playgrounds, too. Winter sports include ice skating, skiing, tubing and hiking.

Outdoor Activities Results

After Hours Farm
Cashiers, NC
Country Club of Sapphire Valley
Sapphire, NC
Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center
Scaly Mountain, NC