North Carolina Waterfalls Calendar 2020

Waterfalls of NC Calendar 2020

Our fourth annual "Giving Calendar" for 2020 features gorgeous waterfalls of the North Carolina mountains. 100% of the proceeds go to conserving land and water resources in our Blue Ridge Mountains and foothills. Enjoy photography by Kevin Adams, author of the best selling book "North Carolina Waterfalls". The wall calendar makes a great souvenir and will be available from each of the hard-working conservancies featured below.

NC Waterfalls Calendar 2020

Five land conservancies in Western NC will utilize the 2020 NC Waterfalls Calendar to raise funds and awareness. It's a great gift for anyone that loves the North Carolina mountains, so buy an stack! If you have a business or office, they make perfect end-of-year gifts for your clients.

About Photographer Kevin Adams

Kevin Adams NC Waterfalls Book

Kevin Adams has always loved nature and the outdoors. He’s written and photographed 10 books. He’s had well over a thousand images published in books, calendars, magazines, and all sorts of other venues. Today, his photography business consists mainly of teaching and leading photo tours. He also runs an online store where he sells his books and a few other products. Kevin has been called the MacGyver of photography because he’s always tinkering in the shop making new photo gear. He lives in Waynesville.

His first two editions of North Carolina Waterfalls sold a combined 65,000 copies. The new third edition contains 300 color photos and detailed information for 300 waterfalls. It includes 1,000 waterfalls in total. You'll appreciate the comprehensive coverage, the concise driving and hiking directions, the helpful photography tips, and the emphasis on stewardship of natural resources. The perfect companion to the book is his Waterfalls of NC Map. To read more, go to Kevin Adams' website.

2020 Waterfalls of NC Calendar Benefactors

Mainspring Conservation Trust
Mainspring Conservation Trust
Located in the heart of the Southern Blue Ridge, they protect the waters, forests, farms and heritage of the Upper Little Tennessee and Hiwassee River Valleys - conserving 25,600 acres. 
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
Since 1974, they have conserved over 70,000 acres of unique plant and animal habitat, clean water, farmland and scenic beauty of the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
Foothills Conservancy
Foothills Conservancy
Preserve the natural and cultural heritage in eight counties by conserving scenic landscapes, farms, forests, watersheds, biodiversity and wildlife habitat in eight counties east of Asheville, along with three major river basins of the Broad, Catawba, and Yadkin.
Conserving Carolina
Conserving Carolina
Since 1994, they have protected 42,000+ acres in more than 150 projects in WNC, from the waterfalls of DuPont State Forest, to the rock faces of Hickory Nut Gorge, to the farms and rivers that provide us with food and water.
Blue Ridge Conservancy
Blue Ridge Conservancy
They partner with landowners and communities to permanently protect natural resources with agricultural, cultural, recreational, ecological and scenic value - with more than 20,000 acres in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey Counties.

Featured NC Waterfalls

  • Jan: Silver Run Falls
  • Feb: Pearsons Falls
  • March: Elk River Falls
  • April: Soco Falls
  • May: Grassy Creek
  • June: Schoolhouse Falls
  • July: Catawba Falls
  • Aug: Yellow Creek
  • Sept: Rainbow
  • Oct: Dry Falls
  • Nov: High Falls
  • Dec: Linville Falls

Included are helpful tips for Waterfall Safety and Waterfall Photography! Read about the 2019 Giving Calendar.

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