Blue Ridge Parkway Hike of the Week “Will The Circle Be Unbroken?” Join Parkway rangers at 10:00 am on Friday, August 17th for a moderate, 2.8 mile round-trip hike on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail north of Craggy Gardens. Come learn about forest health and consider what happens when important species are threatened. We will discuss the history of the ongoing chestnut blight, as well as the issues facing hemlock and beech trees. Meet at the Glassmine Falls Overlook at Milepost 361.2. Bring water, wear good walking shoes, and be prepared for changeable weather. For more information, contact 828-298-5330, ext. 304.