WAYNESVILLE — April's line-up of guided hikes offered by Haywood County Recreation is now out, and spots are filling up fast.

All hikes are led by local, experienced guides. Cost is $10 per hike. To reserve your spot, call 828-452-6789 or email ian.smith@haywoodcountync.gov.

• April 7: Forkridge Overlook to Waterrock Knob. Moderate 5.3-mile hike with Greg Shuping and Kevin FitzGerald.

• April 14: Mountains to Sea Trail from Soco Gap to Heintooga Road. Moderate 5-mile hike with Vickey Watson and Phylliss Woolen.

• April 18: Mountains to Sea Trail to Standing Rock. Easy-to-moderate 3.6 mile-hike with Jamie Shackelford and Kathy Odvody.

• April 24: Lickstone Gap. Easy-to-moderate 3.8-mile hike with Phylliss Woollen and Steve Szczepanski.


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