Waynesville and Franklin,
The Nantahala Hiking Club is holding the following hikes. Bring water, a snack and wear sturdy shoes. Visitors and children 11 and older are welcome, but no pets please.
• Saturday: A moderate to strenuous hike in the Pisgah National Forest to the 6,150-foot summit of Big Sam's Knob. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Ingles in Waynesville, N.C. There is a drive of 40 miles round trip. For reservations or more information, call Keith Patton at 828-456-8895.
• Sunday: An easy 2.5-mile hike on the Standing Indian Campground loop with an elevation change of 100 feet. Meet at 2 p.m. at Westgate Plaza in Franklin, N.C. There is a drive of 30 miles round trip. For reservations or more information, call Kay Coriell at 828-369-6820.