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.

May 20, 2019, 7:09 p.m.

45th Annual NC Bluegrass Festival


Join us for the 45th Annual NC Bluegrass Festival, scheduled for August 15th through 17th at Tom Johnson's Camping Center in Marion, NC.  Pick up tickets for a day or save when you buy a 3 day ticket. This year's lineup includes regional favorites Balsam Range, Rhonda Vincent, Doyle Lawson, and more.  

Tickets are available in advance and purchase them at the door. Bring your chairs or blankets for an epic day of bluegrass!