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.

Aug. 5, 2019, 4:05 p.m.

45th Annual NC Bluegrass Festival


Wow! The Adams family has hosted this incomparable celebration of traditional bluegrass music for the past forty-five years.Their experience shows!  This year's headliners include Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, Balsam Range, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, the King James Boys and many more. 

Tom Johnson's Camping Center hosts this annual event at 1885 US 70 West in Marion. Tickets are available online or at the door, pick up tickets for one day or all three performance dates.  Check our website for lodging properties and make reservations soon!