ARDEN-- Today we decided to take our dog out to Lake Julian Park. It was so beautiful out, we thought we might enjoy a boat ride.

ASHEVILLE-- Located in Asheville, North Carolina, Western North Carolina Nature Center is a great place to see animals of this area, and enjoy plants that grown in the Southern Appalachian region.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA STATE PARKS-- So many people visit Western North Carolina for it's beauty, it's mountains, hiking, camping, and so many outdoor activities, all year long.