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Lost Cove Hike


By Wild South | June 23, 2020 | Comments Off on ACTION ALERT!

The big trees, tall cliffs, beautiful waterfalls, and pristine trout waters of Harper Creek and Lost Cove need your help! Before June 29, join Wild South as we ask the US Forest Service to continue protecting these special places.  Use this convenient online form to make your voice heard.  Let USFS know Harper Creek and Lost Cove deserve permanent protection. Right…

Buy One, Give One

By Wild South | June 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Buy One, Give One

Wild South Buff Wild South is taking the risks presented by COVID-19 seriously and is following USDA and CDC public health guidance as we develop new volunteer protocols.  Although face masks and labor-intensive work in the summer heat are not a friendly mix, we believe it is important to take every step necessary to ensure…

Volunteer Spotlight – Jon Massey

By Wild South | April 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight – Jon Massey

Jon has been adventuring with Wild South in Linville Gorge Wilderness for 8 years and has logged over 4,000 volunteer hours.  He loves to explore the steep terrain of the Gorge and names Shortoff Mountain as one of his favorite places. When asked to share one of his favorite Wild South memories, Jon said… “Hauling tires…

“The movement for the preservation by the nation of sections of the wilderness as national playgrounds is essentially a democratic movement in the interest of all our people.”

- Theodore Roosevelt,
Wilderness Reserves