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.

Jan. 25, 2018, 10:46 a.m.

Blue Ridge Summer "Play List!"

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Making summer or fall getaway plans? We have your "playlist" right here!

Blue Ridge Parkway and Little Switzerland with gem mines, apple orchard, trails, arts.

Catawba Falls, Linville Falls, Tom's Creek Falls & 5 More!

Mountain Bike Trails, Mountain Running Trails plus rides, races and running camp events.

Lake James and Lake James State Parks (Paddy's Creek/Swimming Beach/Kayak/Canoe Rentals and Catawba Area)

Linville Caverns, Golf Courses and Foot Golf

Marion - Tap Rooms, Breweries, Wineries, Music Hall, Art, Mining, Museum

Old Fort - Art, State Museum, Trout Streams, Pisgah National Forest

Lake Houses, Log Cabins, Quaint Cottages, Inns, B&Bs, Hotels & Campgrounds

Need more ideas?  Call us!  888-233-6111