Thanks to milder winters, Armadillos have ambled onto the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.
Article Category: Recreation and Creation | Highlands NC and Cashiers NC
The female Belted Kingfisher is recognized by her splendid feathered finery. She’s courted by the slavish attention of her mate.
The arrival of warmer weather and the presence of unpredictable hatches means that local streams are once more the arenas for Close Encounters of The Finned Kind.
In like a lion, out like a lamb, March is so much more. And don’t forget to fire up your waffle griddle and hoard your Oreos!
Trout are very sensitive to water temperature and don’t survive very long in water over 70F. But during the winter, Harris Lake and other NC ponds are cold enough to support trout.
William and a miraculous transplanted Lenten Rose and a young man from Australia give us a blessed message to carry throughout this uncertain year.
Holcomb Creek Falls is a worthy spectacle, but it requires a wary hiker.
If the last year has left you feeling a little shaky, it’s time for a celebration! Otters are back to splashing on the Plateau! To catch a glimpse of these endlessly enchanting creatures, visit The Highlands Botanical Garden, open dawn to dusk, at 930 Horse Cove Road.
This “sparrow dipped in raspberry juice” stays the winter with us.
Keeping it cool is just one of the many steps that maintains the Highlands Ice Rink’s status as a not-to-be-missed wintertime destination. For information or reservations, call (828) 526-3556 or visit highlandsnc.org/recreation-ice-rink.