Linville Falls Hike, the “Grand Canyon of NC”


 Distance to drive:           about 50 miles

 Distance to walk: about two miles 

Hike Rating:                   moderate with some steps 

Reward:                Stunning views of the falls. 

 US 221 north to LinvilleFalls. Turn right at NC 183 for one mile and park at the parking lots as marked. 

Hiking direction:  From there go to three vista points as marked. Go back to the parking lot and drive about 3 miles south on gravel road to “Wisemans point”. 

                             Backtrack from there to the Blue Ridge Parkway South and have lunch at the Little Switzerland Inn (lunch from 11am to 2:30am)

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