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)