The Middle Fork Greenway is a project of Blue Ridge Conservancy in partnership with  Watauga County, Town of Boone and Town of Blowing Rock.


To be an endurance runner you need stamina, motivation, and a vision of success. ZAP Endurance knows what it takes to train runners to achieve their most ambitious goals. Perhaps that is why ZAP’s leaders understood that, to make the Middle Fork Greenway a reality, dedicated operational leadership was required. They have entrusted the Blue Ridge Conservancy with a multi-year grant to provide the leadership to drive this extraordinary project forward. We are truly grateful to Zika and Pete Rea for their vision and support.

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Thank you to our incredible local business community!   130 businesses and community donors have raised over $184,000 during the “2019 Round-Up for the Greenway” campaign! These funds will leverage state grants and foundations to continue getting Greenway trail on the ground.

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On Easter Weekend 2015, Appalachian Ski Mountain along with Yadkin Bank, ECRS, and Mast General Store as presenting sponsors raised money to help fund the Middle Fork Greenway with these contributing businesses:

Alpen Acres Motel, Damon Anagnos, MD, Plastic Surgery, Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Basil's Fresh Pasta and Deli, Blowing Rock Attraction/Tarry Acres, Blowing Rock Brewing Co., Blowing Rock Inn, Blowing Rock Market, Cheeseburgers Grille, Chetola Resort, Comfort Suites of Boone, Dianne Davant Interiors, Doc's Rocks Gem Mine, Fairfield Inn & Suites Boone, Farm To Flame, Foggy Rock Eatery & Pub/Myers Inc., Jane Fonvielle, Footsloggers, French-Swiss Ski College, Gaines Kiker Silversmith, Grandfather Mountain, Green Park Inn, Hemlock Inn, Highland Hills Motel & Cabins, Adam E. Hill, DDS, PA, The Inn at Ragged Gardens, Jenkins Rentals, Kilwin's of Blowing Rock, La Quinta Inn & Suites Boone, Lost Province Brewing Company, Magic Cycles, Makoto's Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, Meadowbrook Inn, Melanie's Food Fantasy, Mellow Mushroom (Boone & Blowing Rock), Mountainaire Inn & Log Cabins/McDowell Hospitality, Mystery Hill, The New Public House & Hotel, Norwood's Commercial Appliances, Pepper's Restaurant and bar, Ray's Weather, Recess Ride Shop, Red Onion Café, Roots Restaurant, Sleep Inn Boone, Stick Boy Bread Company, Sunset Tee's & Hattery, Super Eight Boone NC,  The TApp Room, Eggers, Eggers, Eggers, & Eggers, Bonnie & Jamie Schaefer, The Ethel and George Kennedy Family Foundation / The Herterich Fund.

A special thanks to Wonderland Woods Productions for working on a Middle Fork Greenway video!  You can watch it HERE!


This website has been made possible with funding by a grant from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.