Outdoor Recreation in Highlands and Cashiers

Scroll below to search for Highlands NC and Cashiers NC waterfalls, lakes, hikes, overlooks and outdoor adventure and recreation.

National Trails Day, Panthertown Valley

The natural treasures of Panthertown lie at the heart of a day-long celebration on June 2, National Trails Day.

(Not So) Bad Creek Trail

Pay a bit of attention as you hike the Bad Creek Trail and the rewards are vast.

A Bouquet Of Warblers

The Warbler’s cheerful song reveals his shadowy presence in our local woodlands.

Satulah Summit

A healthy network of trails around Highlands relies upon a committed community.


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