Tour Blog Cabin and The Preserve at Little Pine

Support local and regional charities and enjoy magnificent views and fall foliage.
View of Sunset Over Blue Ridge Mountains

Tours of Blog Cabin and The Preserve at Little PIne Available

The Little Pine community was named "Most Environmentally Conscious Planned Community" and "Best Preserve" in 2008 by Pinnacle Living magazine.

From September 1 to November 1, 2009, DIY Blog Cabin, along with The Preserve at Little Pine, will be open for tours. Other activities will include live art galleries hosted by the Madison County Arts Council, cooking schools, nature walks, trail riding and fishing schools. All proceeds will benefit local charities within western North Carolina.

Daily Activities:

  • Tours of the state-of-the-art Equestrian Center

  • Tours of the Grassland Mountain Observatory, the third-largest dark-sky telescope on the East Coast

  • Tours of the Grassland Mountain Lodge, celebrating its grand opening

  • Live Art Gallery, featuring more than 50 artists from the Madison Arts Council

  • Tours of Ward Pavilion and the famous Lasagna Garden

  • Nature trail walks

  • Sustainable agriculture tours of the new Hops Yard and Little Pine Vineyard

  • Fly-fishing demonstrations for kids

  • Cooking schools hosted by local restaurants and celebrated chefs

  • Tours of the Butterfly Garden, featuring some of the rarest species in the Southeast

  • Blog Cabin vendor exhibits

  • Jewel of the Blue Ridge driving tour, which highlights the history of Madison County

  • Trail rides with Sandy Bottoms Trail Riding

  • Paddling adventures along the third-oldest river in the world

For further information, call 1-866-449-0023 or visit

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