Recreation



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  • Sightseeing Points of View

    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 instruction, fuel, and helmets. This […]Read More »
  • Peaks and Gorges

    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 the surrounding rocky walls. The […]Read More »
  • 19th Annual Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K

    19th Annual Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K

    The 19th Annual Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run takes place here on Saturday, September 22. The event, formerly known as the Mayview Madness 5K, still traverses the Mayview neighborhood in Blowing Rock. The 5K run, sponsored by Stick Boy Bread Company, starts at 8:00 a.m. adjacent to the American Legion Hall and […]Read More »
  • Blowing Rock Fall Classic

    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… Thanks for your support and understanding.” ** The Blowing Rock Fall Classic is a […]Read More »