Whether you’re interested in hunting, camping or just a quiet walk, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the woods. Here are some ideas on how you, your family and friends can enjoy your woodlands together.



Hiking is one of the oldest and most popular pastimes in the world.  Trails give us a path to hike but also provide access to areas for other activities. Read further to learn about trail building and hiking.



Wildlife viewing can be intentional such as birding or photography or an added benefit to another outdoor activity. It can be done any time of the day and any time of the year. It can also be done by one or many and can be as relaxing or strenuous as you want. Enjoy the many opportunities available in your woods!




Millions of Americans hunt and fish in the woods every year, and providing a place to hunt and/or fish is an objective of many woodland owners. In North Carolina the Wildlife Resources Commission enforces hunting and fishing laws in the state as well as provides education courses and materials.