Attractions Directory

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct

Construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935, but the 469-mile scenic drive was not completed until 1982. More…

Linville

Linville

Visitors can see the careful planning that went into its development by taking a stroll through the Linville Historic District. More…

Mars Hill

Mars Hill

The college and the town itself are inextricably linked to the traditional music of Appalachia. More…

Mount Hardy

Mount Hardy

Mount Hardy rises to 6,110 feet and offers ambitious hikers an exhilarating climb from the Blue Ridge Parkway. More…

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area near Jefferson, NC offers great views, hiking, and a diversity of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. More…

Mount Mitchell State Park

Mount Mitchell State Park

Lofty Mount Mitchell, near Burnsville, NC, rises to 6,684 feet and is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River. More…

Nantahala National Forest

Nantahala National Forest

The Nantahala National Forest anchors the southwest corner of North Carolina with 528,000 acres of forest and mountain wilderness. More…

Nantahala River Bogs

Nantahala River Bogs

The Nantahala River Bogs Natural Area protects some of the few remaining bogs in the North Carolina mountains. More…

New River State Park

New River State Park

New River State Park, near West Jefferson, NC, showcases one of the oldest rivers in the world. More…

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail commemorates the campaign that led to the Battle of Kings Mountain. More…

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