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Orientation: Valley History Explorer Hiking Series

February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Join us for an orientation to the Museum’s VALLEY HISTORY EXPLORER HIKING SERIES, which consists of 8 hikes to historic locations around the Swannanoa Valley, one in each of our communities. The hour-long orientation will cover specifics of each hike including difficulty and registration.

This series was developed to introduce the significant history of the region to visitors and residents of the Swannanoa Valley through moderate, approximately 3-mile hikes to historic locations. More information…

Hikes generally occur on the 2nd Saturday of each month (March – October) at 9:00am and meet at the Museum. Each hiker will receive a punch card that serves as a log and validation of the completion of each hike. Finishers receive a Patagonia fleece with series logo.


New, Full-Series Hikers – On January 1, 2019, registration for the 2019 Valley History Explorer Series will open up for 25 new hikers at 10:30am. You must be a member of the Museum to register. Once these spaces are filled we will not take any more full-series registrations until January 1, 2020.

Hikers who started the series in prior years and need to make-up individual hike(s) may register for individual 2019 hikes beginning on December 1, 2018, by emailing or calling the Museum.

New hikers who wish to register for individual hikes may add their name to the waitlist on the first of the month in which the hike they are interested in occurs. Additional spaces for individual hikers on the waitlist may open up if a full series hiker cancels their registration.


Tickets will be available on January 1, 2019


February 21, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center
223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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