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Linville Gorge Wilderness Area

Old NC Hwy 105, Linville, NC
+1 828-652-2144
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Glèbe Haus

Great countryside highly recommend cycling on the blue ridge parkway. The local people are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henry L
via mobile
Don't forget the Gorge (As accessed via Wiseman's view)! It's just as good, maybe better than the falls!

We've traveled and hiked the Smokies and Blue Ridge for the past 3 years and after a few dozen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tara S
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This area, which offers hiking, camping, birdwatching and wildlife, was named for William Linville who was killed here by Indians in the 1700s.
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Old NC Hwy 105, Linville, NC
+1 828-652-2144
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great countryside highly recommend cycling on the blue ridge parkway. The local people are welcoming and avid to talk to visitors.

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've traveled and hiked the Smokies and Blue Ridge for the past 3 years and after a few dozen stunning mountain views, they all start to look the same ... until Linville Gorge. It's just indescribable. There is nothing like seeing the Gorge for the...More

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

On the way to somewhere else we stopped over and viewed some of this area. Very nice, mostly forest and some waterfalls.

Thank Elise N
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here after taking a tour of the Linville Caverns . It was close by . They have a variety of trails here . We parked in the gravel parking lot and it was about .4 miles to see some of the falls. The...More

Thank Keeley O
Reviewed 5 August 2017

well maintained trails and beautiful hike through nature along the river. Falls are featured in the movie, The Last of the Mohicans.

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Go here if you are in the area, it is worth it. Be prepared to hike a little bit for the beautiful views.

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Vistas are endless, including Linville Falls, Lincoln viaduct, and the surrounding mountains. There is plenty of hiking to be had, for any level of hiker, but chose carefully.

1  Thank Deb F
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were a bit disappointed that when we arrived around 1:35 PM the store part was closed with a sign "Back at 2 pm"...this was a last minute attraction stop for us and we wanted to buy bottled water before we started the hike....with no...More

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Not only very scenic but just a nice place for a hike that is not over the top strenuous. Mostly gentle up and down hill sections with just a few that are a bit more challenging than that. Wonderful place for family hikes and very...More

1  Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Walk to the falls. If you like nature, this is a great place to visit. We went right after it rained, so not,many ppl there.

Thank shannon s
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Nearby Attractions
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.01 km away
Linville Falls Visitor Center
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.39 km away
Linville Falls Winery
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Linville Caverns
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Response from Dchaney17 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from scubamike911 | Reviewed this property |
This are is free to use for hiking or camping. If you camp on the weekends may to oct you need to get a camping permit. The camping permit can be pick up at the visitor center near linville falls which go fast. These are... More