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. 30, 2017, 10:35 a.m.

Old Fort Artisans' Studio Tour


September 2nd and 3rd between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm join Old Fort area artisans open their studios and invite you to shop with them!  Participating artistans include potters Maggie and Freeman Jones, artist Anne Bevan, window painter Treavor Gouge, paper artist Susan Mace, basket weaver Susan Taylor, metal sculptor Henry Harvey, flute maker Lee Entrekin and potter Leslie Bradsher/Grove Hill Pottery. Stop by the Blue Ridge Travelers' Visitor Center at 91 South Catawba Avenue in Old Fort, NC to pick up directions, studio descriptions and more.