• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

The mission of Mainspring Conservation Trust is to conserve the waters, forests, farms, and heritage of the upper Little Tennessee and Hiwassee River Valleys.

Land Protected

North Carolina


  • 1997

  • 2000

  • Yes

  • 12

  • 650

  • 165

  • 15

Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.