Blackberry Farm

Friends of the Farm

Adventure Month Activities

The long warm days of July give us all the hours needed (and good excuses) to seek out adventure! July is adventure month at Blackberry Farm, and all around the property you will find guests, artisans, kids, and animals looking for a cool mountain stream to wade in, trail to explore, or shady spot to relax in.
Join us for these complimentary activities!

Paddleboarding Lesson
Learn the basics and feel the freedom of stand up paddleboarding, including tips for balance and core strengthening.
Mondays at 9:00am (45 minutes, meet at the Yallarhammer)

Introduction to Rocks & Ropes
Welcome to the world of rock climbing: learn hands-on techniques of the sport as well as safety procedures and details of equipment.
Tuesdays at 9:00am (1 hour, meet at trailhead behind the Stables)

Cycling Workshop and Ride

A beginner’s introduction to road cycling: learn the basics of safety and road etiquette as well as orientation to the bike. Includes a guided ride on rolling terrain, approximately 15- 20 miles.
Wednesdays at 9:00am (approx. 2 hours, meet at the Oak Cottage)

Introduction to Birding Experience

Meet our colorful residents of the treetops, the field edges and fence rows…learn identification tips, songs, and habitat types on this short bird watching walk.
Thursdays at 9:00am (45 minutes, meet at the Oak Cottage)

Introduction to Backpacking
A discussion on equipment, trip planning and favorite destinations for tent and trail.
Fridays at 9:00am (45 minutes, meets at the Hickory Club Room)

Tails from the Trail
Meet Blackberry’s Adventure Guides and learn about our offerings for on and off property trips.
Fridays at 5:00-6:00pm (Main House)

Kayak Basics
Paddle on the pond in one of our flat-water kayaks, learning the basics of technique, navigation and control.

Sundays at 9:00am (45 minutes, meets at the Boat House)