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Birding in Blowing Rock

Birding in Blowing Rock

Birding in Blowing Rock   Nuthatch photo by Jesse Pope Blowing Rock is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway and bordered by the Pisgah National Forest, providing close proximity and easy access to a multitude of habitats. This area of the Blue Ridge Mountains...

Cycle NC Mountains to Coast Ride Starts in Blowing Rock!

The twenty-first annual Cycle NC Mountains To Coast ride will run from Blowing Rock to Atlantic Beach on September 28 to October 5, 2019.  Nearly 1,000 bicyclists are expected to participate in this unique ride. Weekend Schedule for Cycle NC Blowing Rock will...
Fishing Near Blowing Rock

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...
Rainy Day Fun

Rainy Day Fun

Blowing Rock and the High Country are known for being outdoor destinations, so rainy days can stump folks looking for entertainment. But there’s still LOTS to do in the area! We’ve listed over 40 links below as suggestions to enjoy a rainy day around here....

Blowing Rock Fall Classic

**The 2018 event has been cancelled due to Hurricane Florence. From the organizers: “Prudently we are cancelling the Blowing Rock Fall Classic due to impending weather. We are honoring our donation pledges to the groups that were prepared to help us…...
Blowing Rock Trout Derby

Blowing Rock Trout Derby

For four decades, we’ve been celebrating the opening of Trout Season with friendly competition and prizes! The Blowing Rock Trout Derby is a much-anticipated early springtime event in the village. We have some of the best trout fishing anywhere in the Southeast,...