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.

Oct. 28, 2015, 3:58 p.m.

Blue Ridge Artisans Show and Sale


Shop for the holidays with local artists and craftsmen inside the McDowell Arts Council's Gallery and Gift Shop.  Blue Ridge Artisan members will help you choose the perfect gift, November 30th through December 24th!  Click our event calendar for details and directions.