Outdoor Recreation Last updated or reviewed on March 21, 2023 The Asheville Parks & Recreation Department offers exciting outdoor adventure and environmental education opportunities for all ages and abilities. You will find all you need to make your outdoor adventure plans for the upcoming season. Activities include summer adventure camps, hiking, mountain biking, rafting, skiing, snowboarding, backpacking, youth programs, adult programs, overnight trips and special events. Looking for an outdoor adventure for your homeschool group, scout troop or community organization? Email our Outdoor Recreation Coordinator about custom program opportunities. Click here to browse current programs and register online.