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.

Dec. 5, 2016, 3:03 p.m.

Blue Ridge Artisans Show and Sale


Find a one-of-a-kind treasure, created and crafted by local artisans, inside the McDowell Arts Council's Gallery! This unique show and sale features the work of McDowell County artisans including pottery, woodworking, glass sculpture, paintings, textile arts, jewelry and more. Admission is FREE.  Shop hours are 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, closing at noon Christmas Eve. Exquisite pieces priced just right!

Stop by the McDowell Arts Council Association at 50 S. Main Street in downtown Marion, NC.  Have questions?  Call 828-652-8610.