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Amazing views

Be aware to ride 4 miles of a bumpy none paved road before you reach Wiseman’s view. The 180... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fort Myers, Florida
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Amazing view but a very difficult road to get there.

It is worth the trip to get up to the lookout. Breathtaking views and a great place to picnic. But... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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Linville, NC 28752
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Be aware to ride 4 miles of a bumpy none paved road before you reach Wiseman’s view. The 180 degrees view are just stunning!!!

Thank Germaninswfl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth the trip to get up to the lookout. Breathtaking views and a great place to picnic. But the road up there is very rough!! We made it in our Lexus but I would not try it in a low sports car.

Thank 186celestej
Reviewed August 26, 2018

If you don't mind traveling a long way along a dusty, bumpy dirt road, you will be rewarded with an incredible view of the Linville Gorge, Tablerock and Hawk's Bill Mountains. Take your camera! Oh, you can also take a picnic...great place for a picnic.

3  Thank brendahoss
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Although it required a drive along some very bumpy roads to get there the view looking down towards the gorge was incomparable to anything I have seen before. As a user of crutches, it was slightly difficult to get to the lookout points however it...More

1  Thank LilyMallick
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad we kept going down the long, winding and very bumpy dirt road because the view totally makes it worth it. This is a must see! It is indescribably beautiful! The pictures just don’t do it justice.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed July 20, 2018

One of the greatest views to see just off the Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina) - the Linville Gorge, 1800 ft. below the overlook, across from Sitting Bear, Hawksbill, and Table Rock Mountains. Spectacular.

2  Thank samrasnake
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit! Views are amazing and visiting in spring with new foliage and trees blooming was great but my favorite time to return would be fall to see all the leaves changing! I could imagine that would be most awesome time to come!

Thank carlaj0604
Reviewed July 18, 2018

View Is awesome. Looks like a picture. Surreal. My favorite view in North Carolina. Worth the drive. Not a long hike just a short walk from parking.

1  Thank Kathylynn2014
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This has to be one on the most spectacular views in the South Eastern United States. Very much worth the 4 mile drive to the paved walkways to reach the views.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We started to drive up the day before but it was raining so we gave up and decided to save our car and it’s tires. The next day we walked up the gravel road. It is a pretty steep walk at times, so we definitely...More

Thank Sarah M
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Gary C
July 20, 2018|
Response from samrasnake | Reviewed this property |
Wiseman's View, according to the North Carolina Gazetteer, was named after William Wiseman, an early settler in the 1700s. He was from London.
Frankie M
April 13, 2018|
Response from Sunsetbum | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t camp without one...