Happy Birthday Chimney Rock State Park!

Happy Birthday Chimney Rock State Park

On May 21st Chimney Rock State Park will celebrate 10 years of being a state park. They are celebrating with special events this weekend that include guided hikes, special exhibits and birthday cake. They are also offering discounted adult admission tickets if you donate a can or box of food at the ticket plaza. Tickets … Read more

Wright Brothers Visitors Center Closed for Renovation

Wright Brothers National Monument

The visitors center building at the Wright Brothers National Memorial is getting an upgrade! It will be undergoing renovations until late summer/early fall 2018 to improve the building and to install brand new interactive exhibits. The main grounds of the memorial will remain open and a temporary facility has been setup near the parking lot. … Read more

Pink Beds to Host BioBlitz Event

Pink Beds

On Saturday, May 20th, the Cradle of Forestry in America will be hosting a BioBlitz event at the Pink Beds Picnic Area. This free event starts at 7:00am and goes until 2:00pm. There will also be a guided night walk from 7:30pm – 10:00pm. During the event participants will have an opportunity to work along … Read more

Whitewater Falls Will Reopen This Summer

Whitewater Falls

After being destroyed by the wildfire of November, 2016 that ravaged the area around Whitewater Falls, the US Forest Service has announced that the viewing area at the falls is being rebuilt and will be reopened by July 4th, 2017. Until then, this extremely popular area will remain temporarily closed while crews work to restore … Read more

Mothers Get in for Free at Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park Mothers Day 2017

Chimney Rock State Park of Western North Carolina has a coupon that gets Mothers in for free this weekend! We can’t think of a better spot to spend Mothers Day as this park is a absolute gem. There are numerous views, hiking trails, and picnic spots that would make for a memorable weekend with Mom. … Read more

Solar Eclipse Event of 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017

Today (May 13th, 2017) marks 100 days until the solar eclipse event of 2017 that will occur on Monday, August 21st.  While solar eclipses happen often, this will be the first time in 26 years that a total solar eclipse will occur over the United States.  This particular eclipse will cut right across the US … Read more

Welcome to HD Carolina!

HD Carolina

As with most things, HD Carolina started with a vision.  A vision that began with a love of the area where we live.  While HD Carolina is technically based in North Carolina, we are so close to the border with South Carolina that we really feel like a “Carolinian” claiming both states as our own. … Read more