We are a non-profit volunteer-run group who welcomes newcomers to join us on all hikes. Our aim is “to promote the enjoyment of the outdoors, teach outdoor ethics, and encourage the conservation of air, woods, waters and wildlife in general.”

We specialize in hikes that challenge all skill levels and fulfill the varied interests of our hikers. Hiking options include wildflower and photography hikes and backpacking trips. We also participate in trail maintenance in local state parks and have a variety of social gatherings throughout the year.

Come hike with the Greenville Natural History Association to meet interesting people and enjoy the outdoors.


For additional membership information go to General Information/Members & Membership.  For GNHA dues or other club payments with PayPal or a credit card, use the "Pay Now" button below.

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GNHA Meetup Web Site

CLICK HERE for our GNHA Hiking Club Meetup website.  Every member is encouraged to join.  You can RSVP for upcoming hikes, see who else has RSVPed, see member profiles, send email to members and see photos and the hike calendar.

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Please use the linked HIKE FORM before the start of every hike to provide important contact information.


Photo Albums

December 3 GNHA Christmas Party

December 2 Green River Game Lands Saluda, NC

December 2 Caesars Head SP Rim of the Gap & Pinnacle Pass Loop

November 26 Keowee Toxaway SP Raven Rock Loop

November 25 Panthertown Ramble

November 25 Croft SP Thanksgiving Ramble

November 19 Bad Creek to Thompson River

November 18 Hagood Mill & A Secret Event & Glassy Mtn & Soapstone Church

November 18 Florence Nature Preserve

November 18 Jones Gap SP Falls Creek Falls, Pretty Place, Rainbow Falls

November 11 Tallulah Gorge SP Rim & Loop Trails

November 11 Gorges SP Upper & Lower Bearwallow Falls Plus Ted's Falls

November 4 Mountains to the Sea Trail Bear Pen Gap to 215/Mt Hardy & Green Knob

November 4 Pisgah NF Farlow Gap Folly

November 4 Jones Gap SP Hospital Rock Trail


Hiking Tips


What to do when a snake bites you on a remote trail!

Palmetto Poison Center can help in the case of contact with toxins from plants, insects, animals, pesticides, etc. 

Consult http://poison.sc.edu/ or Call 1-800-222-1222

Click here for Table Rock Webcam



The scrapbooks of the GNHA from 1968-2008, have been placed and are on display at the Greenville Historical Society 211 E. Washington St., Greenville. The hours are 9-12 Mondays and Wednesdays, and 1-5 PM on Thursdays, 233-4103. These books contain our photos, hike write-ups, membership rosters and hike schedules from 1968-2008.




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