Hiking/Backpacking/Mountain Biking Guides

      These professional outfitters and guides make it easy to try out new forest adventures. All the outfitter/guides listed here hold a Forest Service permit to  operate on national forest land. Permits ensure standards of service and safety, as well as help control overuse and avoid conflicts between users.

     This is a complete list of all providers offering hiking, backpacking and mountain biking services. If you hold a permit with the National Forests in North Carolina and would like your business included, contact us with your information and we can add your company. Also, we try our best to keep this list updated, but if information has changed or you hit a dead link, please let us know.    Send your comments to  mailroom_r8_north_carolina@fs.fed.us.   To ensure a quick response, please be sure to include the word "Information" in the subject line of your e-mail.                   

 

Outfitter

Service

Foot Travel, LLC

P.O. Box 1402, Black Mountain, NC 28711;

866-BIG-HIKE (toll free)

info@bighike.com
http://www.bighike.com

Hiking, Backpacking

Custom-designed guided day hikes, guided backpacking trips, hiker shuttles, and trip support shuttles for Appalachian Trail hikers.

All districts of Pisgah and Nantahala NFs.

Slickrock Expeditions

POB 1214,  Cullowhee, NC  28723

828-293-3999

slickrock@dnet.net
http://www.slickrockexpeditions.com

Hiking, Canoeing

Cheoah, Highlands, & Wayah RDs

Adventure Depot

POB 586, Highlands, NC 28741

828-743-2052

vinesm@dnet.net
http://www.adventuredepot.net

Hiking, Mountain biking, Rafting

Highlands RD

Eagle Lake

POB 6000, Colorado Springs, CO 08093

1-800-USEagle

John_rogers@navigators.org
http://www.Eaglelake.org

Hiking, Mountain biking, Rafting,

Rock climbing

Pisgah, Cheoah, & Highlands RDs

Fontana Village

PO Box 68, Fontana Dam, NC 28733

828-498-2211

Fontana@fontanavillage.com
http://www.fontanavillage.com

Hiking, Mountain biking, Horse riding

Cheoah RD

Vision Quest

940 Ryan Blvd, Coatesville,  PA  19320

610-486-2280

dennis.coll@vq.com
http://www.vq.com

Hiking, Rock climbing, Mountain biking, Rafting, Horse riding

Grandfather & Pisgah RDs

Lost Cove Trekking, LLC

PO Box 333, Banner Elk, NC  28604

828-898-9885

mikemyers@skybest.com
http://www.lostcovetrekking.com

Hiking, Rafting

Grandfather RD

Inside Out

PO Box 1200  Flat Rock, NC  28731

828-697-5295

info@insideout-inc.com
http://insideout-inc.com

Hiking, Rock climbing, Rafting

Appalachian/Hot Springs, Pisgah, & Highlands RDs

Mountains to Climb

130 Churchill Downs Dr., Fairview, NC 28730

828-628-0557

mtns2climb@aol.com

Hiking

Pisgah & Highlands RDs

Appalachia Adventures

PO Box 67, Coker Creek, TN 37314

877-223-3588

contact@appalachia-adventures.com
http://www.apalachia-adventures.com

Hiking, Fishing, Hunting

Tusquitee RD

Cashiers Adventure Company

POB 754, Cashiers, NC  28717

828-743-1091

tours@cashiersadventuresco.com
http://cashiersadventureco.com

Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rock climbing, Rappelling

Pisgah & Highlands RDs

Western Spirit Cycling Adventures

478 Mill Creek Drive, Moab, UT 84532

800-945-2453

biking@westernspirit.com
http://westernspirit.com

Mountain biking

Offers multi-day, fully supported mountain bike adventures.

Pisgah District, Pisgah NF

Cheoah District, Nantahala NF

BackCountry Outdoors

18 Pisgah NF Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

828-884-4262

backcountry@infogvt.net
http://www.backcountryoutdoors.com

Hiking, Mountain biking and Backpacking

QuestTrek

POB 113, Burgaw, NC   28425

1-866-588-8922/910-231-2807

joeschramm@questtrek.com
http://questtrek.com

Hiking, Wilderness Therapy Program

Wayah RD

Overland Summers

Overland Travel, POB 31 Williamstown, MA 01262

413-458-9672

info@overlandsummers.com
http://overlandsummers.com

Hiking, Backpacking

Pisgah RD

WeBeHiking

POB 1147, Franklin, NC  28744

828-349-5210

Marcia@webehiking.com
http://www.weehiking.com

Hiking

Wayah RD

Asheville Outdoors

4 Rocking Porch Rd, Asheville, NC 28803

828-669-6886

info@ashevilleoutdoors.net
http://ashevilleoutdoors.net

Hiking, Rock climbing, Rafting, Kayaking

Outdoor Guiding and Instruction

Pisgah RD

Backwoods Adventures

325 Beech Mountain Parkway Beech Mountain, NC 28604

trips@backwoodsadventure.com
http://www.backwoodsadventure.com

Hiking, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Rafting/Kayaking, Caving, Camping

God's Country Outfitters

704-985-7200

nate@gcostore.com
www.gcostore.com
www.godscountryoutfitters.org

Camping, backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking and canoeing

Uwharrie RD

Diamond Brand Outdoors

2617 Hendersonville Rd, Arden, NC 28704

828-684-6262

flyfishing@diamondbrand,com
http://diamondbrand.com

Hiking, Rock Climbing, Rafting, Outfitting for camps,

Guide Service for fishing

Pisgah RD

Cheoah RD (fishing guide service)





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