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Sightseeing Points of View
The Blue Ridge Parkway is  America's Favorite Drive, but there are lots of ways besides the family car to see the local sights. Try some of these on your next visit! Moped Rentals  Mazarine Mopeds in Blowing Rock offers two, four, and eight-hour rentals of mopeds from a sweet little fleet! Rentals include [...]
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Fishing Near Blowing Rock
The High Country's beautiful streams, lakes, and rivers provide wildlife sanctuaries and many recreational opportunities- like fishing! The best times of year to fish for trout here in in the High Country are the spring, fall, and winter months, when the water temperature is between 45° and 65°. Our waters offer [...]
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5 Great Hikes to Enjoy
Hiking is one of the best ways to see the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are countless trails in the area, especially along the Blue Ridge Parkway. From the myriad destination hikes and the 26 mile network at Moses Cone Park, to local sections of the Appalachian Trail [...]
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Waterfalls Near Blowing Rock
Blowing Rock is home to several waterfalls, and there are even more to be found in the nearby region. See below for directions to more than a dozen waterfall viewing sites. Several require hiking, so they are arranged by trail difficulty. Each of these falls is incredibly beautiful, but danger [...]
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High Gravity Aerial Adventure
The newest attraction in the High Country is here! High Gravity Adventures introduces you to the vertical world with an aerial adventure park featuring 75 different aerial elements. This is unique and active outdoor recreation tailored for everyone- ages 5 and up. Each guest can explore and climb through the [...]
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Area Hiking Trails
Adjacent to Pisgah National Forest, Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, Julian Price Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock is the perfect place to begin your hiking adventure. Also nearby is Grandfather Mountain, the Linville Gorge Wilderness area, and parts of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.   There are so many [...]
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Peaks and Gorges
The Blowing Rock is a rock formation that juts out over the John’s River Gorge at about 4000 feet above sea level. The views of the gorge and the Pisgah Forest are immense and breathtaking. The Blowing Rock is so named because of the constant winds that flume up from [...]
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Water Adventure
Are you looking for a place by the water to enjoy the view? Perhaps you’d like to cool off on a warm Blue Ridge day. The Blowing Rock area features lots of places where water and related activities are the main attraction. Canoeing and kayaking are very popular on Price [...]
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