Winter Photo Cover Contest

We’re already planning our 2018 Winter Edition, and we’re saving a place for you.

Winter Vitamin Salad

Sunny, sweet and packed with goodness, this simple salad is the perfect tonic for listless winter days.

A Highlands Skate of Mind!

The Ice Rink at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park is unveiled in all its wintry glory this season.

Nature’s Own Tree Ornament

Its bold scarlet splash of color amidst a gray forest landscape has made the Cardinal a beloved Plateau resident.

A Beautiful Challenge

There’s no respite in the level of care given to the animals of the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society, despite a winter’s pause in adoptions.

Seasons

Ask anyone who lives on the Plateau and they’ll eagerly tell you why all four seasons are glorious! Winter views, spring wildflowers, summer hikes and waterfalls, and autumn leaves. There is something here that speaks to the heart of the nature lover all year long. Wiinter activities take on a magical quality. Spring and summer months bring bounteous blooms. Apples, glowing leaves, and craft fairs are here during autumn. Search below for seasonal favorites.

Seasons Results

Beautiful Imposter
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2016/03 - March
She has an awkward name – Helleborus – but this humble plant is an early Spring dazzler.  more
Burst of Activity
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2016/03 - March
There’s nothing sleepy about Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library in March.  more
Cliffside, Nature’s Getaway
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2016/04 - April
Embrace the splendor of the season with a visit to Cliffside Recreation Area.  more
Climbing Whiteside
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2016/06 - June
Majestic Whiteside Mountain exerts an irresistible pull upon seasoned hikers and curious beginners.  more
Experience Your World
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2016/03 - March
A full slate of workshops at the Highlands Biological Station will focus on the natural wonders found in this corner of Western North Carolina.  more
Gathering On The Green
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2016/03 - March
Cashiers celebrates Easter with events both silly and solemn at The Village Green, March 26 and 27.  more
Get Hooked
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2016/03 - March
Ask any angler – there’s plenty of fun to be found in the waters around Highlands. Find out for yourself at the Three River Fly Fishing Festival, set for April 28-30.  more
Happiness is a Butterfly
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2016/05 - May
Butterflies get a boost at the Mountain Garden Club Plant Sale, Saturday, May 28, at the Highlands Ball Field.  more
June Is Bird Month
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2016/06 - June
With the winter population firmly in place and the summer guests finally arrived, the eternal pageant is in full swing.  more
Keeping It Gorge-ous
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2016/03 - March
The Cullasaja Gorge, one of the most scenic drives in the Southeast, needs a little sprucing up for the season. If you’d like to help, join the Gorge Road Cleanup on Saturday, April 23.  more

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