The Catawba Falls trail will close on May 2, 2022, and remain closed until spring of 2023. The popular Old Fort area trail will be closed for 9-12 months to ensure the safety of the public and construction crews building retaining walls, boardwalks, staircases, and overlooks. Click the "Play" icon to find alternative waterfall and hiking trails.

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Painter's Greenhouse

For 4 decades Painters Greenhouse has suppied homegrown, quality plants at affordable prices.  Come peruse over 800 plant varieties with help from our friendly staff & enjoy our gardens and picnic areas!  Stock includes annuals, perennials, veggies, herbs, shrubs, trees, aquatics, natives, hanging baskets, house plants, ferns, container gardens and pottery. Located 35-40 minutes from Asheville, Morganton & Lake Lure, 20 from Black Mountain and Marion.  We are just off the beaten path & definitely worth the trip!  From I-40, take exit 73.  Go south (past McDonalds) on Bat Cave Road 2.5 miles.  Turn right onto Pine Cove Road, go 2.5 miles (follow the signs). Turn left at Roy Moore Road & you're there!