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MP 305 – Grandfather Mountain

MP 305 – Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain is a 720-acre attraction operated by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation. All proceeds from sales of tickets and souvenirs go toward caring for and presenting Grandfather Mountain in a manner that inspires good stewardship in others....
MP 304.4 – Linn Cove Viaduct

MP 304.4 – Linn Cove Viaduct

Once known as the “missing link” of the Blue Ridge Parkway, this architectural marvel was the last section of the Parkway to be completed in 1983. It was designed to protect the fragile habitat of adjacent Grandfather Mountain. This 1,243 feet long,...
MP 271.9 – Cascades Overlook & Trail

MP 271.9 – Cascades Overlook & Trail

The easy, 1-mile loop reveals views from two overlooks along the trail, a bridge over Falls Creek, Cascade Falls and a stream. Please be careful around the falls and do not venture off the trail or climb the walls. The Cascades overlook area also offers a large number...
MP 316.4 – Linville Falls, Campground & Hiking Trails

MP 316.4 – Linville Falls, Campground & Hiking Trails

Discover a series of waterfalls that drop to a deep gorge, hiking trails with incredible views, a campground, a visitor center, and a picnic area along the Linville River. The trails range from easy to strenuous. The various trails here include the short walk up...
MP 296.5 – Boone Fork Trail & Falls

MP 296.5 – Boone Fork Trail & Falls

The Boone Fork Trail is a moderate 5.2-mile hike that traverses streams and goes through tunnels of rhododendron. The path is incredibly varied, with multiple stream crossings, boardwalks over boulders, pastures filled with wildflowers, and views of beautiful...
MP 295.3 – Sims Creek Overlook & Green Knob Trail

MP 295.3 – Sims Creek Overlook & Green Knob Trail

Sims Creek Overlook is a great access for the Green Knob Trail, a 2.3-mile loop. From the overlook parking area, a set of steps leads to the trail, first passing directly through dense thickets of rosebay rhododendron. It’s a fantastic spot to view this...