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.

June 24, 2020, 3:03 p.m.

Day Tripping!

Camp Lake James

Pop open the sun roof, take out the convertible, or take out your motorcycle to fully enjoy all the Lake James Loop has to offer. This ride covers just under 90 miles, includes significant elevation changes, open and wide ranging mountain views, and cool stops along the way.

Seasonal stops include Bear Creek Marina & Grill, fish hatchery, the Orchard at Altapass, Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks, and the Little Switzerland community. Download the map and get going!