Final. Birds of AT 2019

Thursday April 4th, 6:30 pm at the Hot Springs Welcome Center

North With Spring: Birds of the Appalachian Trail.

Join us and Mark Hopey from the Southern Appalachian Raptor Center and learn about the migratory birds of Central and South America that return each spring to nest in the forests of the high Southern Appalachians, including along the Appalachian Trial.  Light refreshments will be served. Free Event/All Ages


Grandma Gatewood Flyer

Friday April 26th, 7:00pm at the Hot Springs Welcome Center

An Evening Grandma Gatewood, Pioneer Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker.

Join us for a presentation by actress Anne Van Curen as she brings to life the story of Emma “Grandma” Gatewood, who at 67 became the first woman to solo thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.  Light refreshments will be served.  Free Event/All Ages


Pete.Birds For Books with kids

Saturday April 27th, Dawn (Rain Date Sunday April 28th)

The 6th Annual Birds for Books Bird Hike. 

Meet up with Pete Dixon at the Hot Springs Caboose for a day of Bird Watching.  For more info, contact  Free Event/All Ages.

download  Friends of Hot Springs Library Oral History Project

Relax and listen to our ongoing Oral History Project in cooperation with StoryCorps.  Hear stories, in their own words, from local residents of the history and culture in and around our Hot Springs community and the Southern Appalachian Mountains.