The Nantahala Hiking Club will take a 7-mile moderate-to-strenuous hike Dec. 15 on Bradley Fork and Smokemont Loop in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a side trip to Chasteen Creek Cascade. Meet at Oconaluftee Visitor Center at 9 a.m. Call leader Keith Patton at (828) 456-8895 for reservations. Hike limited to 15. Visitors welcome, but no pets please.