Activity Guide

Yancey County Activity Guide

The evidence is mounting and is more convincing than ever! People of all ages who are generally inactive can improve their health and well-being by becoming moderately active on a regular basis.

There are a lot of opportunities to be active in Yancey County. We hope this activity guide will help you find ways to make your life more active and have fun!

Browse this table for local resources, or search for a specific activity using the following keywords:

Biking, Camping, Camps, Canoeing, Classes, Fishing, Fitness, Golf, Gyms, Hiking, Horseback, Hunting, Parks, Paintball, Playgrounds, Rafting, Skateboarding, Skiing, Swimming,  Tennis

Tips for Getting Moving

Park the car farther away from your destination
Take the stairs instead of the elevator
Walk the dog
Play with the kids
Take a fitness break—walk or do desk exercises—instead of taking cigarette or coffee breaks
Dig in the garden
Do home repairs
Exercise while watching tv
Join a walking/biking/hiking group

2014 Activity Guide