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Linville Caverns

Linville Caverns, NC

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Linville Caverns, located just outside Linville Falls North Carolina, are North Carolinas only underground caverns that are open to the public for tours.   Linville Caverns is an educational, exciting, and beautiful trip under Humpback Mountain.   This is a must-see attraction when traveling the Parkway, or if you’re in the Linville area.Linville Caverns, NCLinville […]

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Top Spots for Gorgeous Spring Blooms

As temperatures here in the mountains begin to warm, and the foliage begins to return to the trees, the plethora of spring wildflowers and blooms also begin to emerge.   The array of colors, shapes, and smells is one of the most wonderful scenes in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and people from all around the […]

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Flat Laurel Creek

Top Spring Wildflower Hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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As Spring arrives here in the mountains, the mountains once again begin to turn bright green.  While this alone is beautiful, Spring also brings forth a burst of color as spring wildflowers, and trees begin to bloom and flourish.   The mountains of the Blue Ridge Ridge become full of hundreds of species of wildflowers. […]

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Twin Falls Henry Branch

Twin Falls Pisgah National Forest

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Twin Falls is two pretty tall waterfalls, very close to each other.   The Falls are pretty, and the hike out to them is one of the nicer hikes in Pisgah National Forest, but neither of them are very photogenic due to the amount of debris that has fallen around them.   Regardless still a really […]

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Avery Creek Falls

Avery Creek Falls NC

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Avery Creek Falls is a pretty and photogenic waterfall, located off of FR477 near Brevard, NC in Pisgah National Forest.  The hike to Avery Creek Falls is only 0.5 miles from the parking area, and this is one of 3 waterfalls you can see on a longer 3.mile roundtrip hike out Avery Creek Trail. Location: […]

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Winter Looking Glass Falls

Top Frozen Waterfalls to visit in the Blue Ridge

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Winter here in the Blue Ridge Mountains not only brings cold weather but many different and unique things to see and do.  While the waterfalls of the Blue Ridge Mountains are always gorgeous and beautiful to see, seeing a frozen waterfall during the winter is magical and simply amazing.   Blue Ridge waterfalls, and areas surrounding […]

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Wash Hollow Falls

Wash Hallow Falls NC

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Wash Hollow Falls is a very pretty a photogenic 50′ waterfall located off Highway 215 in Pisgah National Forest. Getting to the falls is a bit difficult, but not too bad for experienced hikers with proper hiking boots or shoes. Definitely worth the visit, and it’s only a short distance past Lower Sam Branch Falls. […]

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Lower Sam Branch Falls

Lower Sam Branch Falls

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Lower Sam Branch Falls is is a very pretty waterfall, located just off Highway 215 in North Carolina.  The falls is one of three waterfalls that are very close together.  Just out of site from Lower Sam Branch Falls is Wash Hollow Falls.  Sunburst Falls is located just a short distance down 215 from the […]

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Cullasaja Falls NC from the Parking Area

Waterfall Byway Scenic Drive – Highway 64 NC

The North Carolina Waterfall Byway Scenic Drive winds 98 miles through Western North Carolina, and received its name from the more than 200 waterfalls along the route.   The Waterfall Byway follows Highway 64 from Rosman, NC to Murphy, NC, and takes you through Transylvania County, more commonly called “The Land of Waterfalls”.   The […]

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National Forest Scenic Byway

Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway

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The Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway is a 76 mile loop, that takes you through Pisgah National Forest, east of Waynesville NC and west of Brevard NC.  The loop will take you past numerous waterfalls, hiking trails, and beautiful scenery.  You’ll even cross the Blue Ridge Parkway twice! Popular and well known attractions along the way, […]

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