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.



Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Downtown Marion Main Street

Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Marion!  The parade begins at 6pm, and a special spot is reserved at the beginning for "anything that rolls".  Grand Marshals are McDowell County Veterans.  The street dance with "Gotcha Groove" begins at 7pm, with fireworks at 9:45pm.Contact the Marion Business Association, 828-652-2215 for more information.

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