Sustainable Trails Workshop at Lake James @ Lake James State Park
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sustainable Trails Workshop at Lake James @ Lake James State Park | Nebo | North Carolina | United States

Join the Alliance for a Sustainable Trails Workshop at Lake James State Park! This event is free of charge. Pre-registration is required, and attendance is limited.

The focus of the event will be sustainable trail basics, and particularly trail maintenance. This program will be two parts: the morning session will be a classroom setup and the afternoon will be out on the trails. Attendees are welcome to sign up for one or both of these options on the registration form.

To reserve a spot for the workshop use the Google form here: Workshop Registration. For questions about the event, email


  • 9-12:00 – Inside Session at Lake James State Park Vistors Center
  • 12:00-1:30 –  Lunch on your own
  • 1:00-4:00 – Field Work outside on the trails at Lake James State Park


This workshop will be led by Tim Johnson of Destination by Design. He has previously worked in several positions including the Rockingham Community College TRAILS Program, and as the Western Region Trails Specialist of the N.C. Trails Program. Tim also provided oversight to the Fonta Flora State Trail though the Burke County Community Development Office.

SORBA Summit 2023 @ Old Fort, NC
Apr 12 – Apr 16 all-day

The SORBA Summit will be in Old Fort, NC, April 12th-16th, 2023. This event will be hosted in partnership with the Alliance and G5 Trail Collective. The Summit schedule, registration link, lodging and camping details, and other info will be posted here as it develops. The weekend will also feature several guided group rides in and around Old Fort’s Gateway Trail System. The rides will be free of charge and open to the public. Stay tuned!