This area located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway is a favorite for stunning sunrises.
A favorite hike in the Old Fort area, the lower falls are easily accessible by a 1.5-mile trail. Experienced hikers may enjoy the extra challenge to reach the upper falls.
A favorite hike for families, couples and sunset-seekers, this easy trail off the Blue Ridge Parkway comes to life with rhododendron each May and June.
On a clear day, visitors who climb the 499 stairs to the top of this 315-foot rock formation are rewarded with views that can exceed 75 miles.
This beautiful bald (perfect for a picnic!) sits along the Appalachian Trail and offers true 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains.
Waterfall hunting is a favorite pastime in the Asheville area. Soco Falls offers twice the wow-factor and is just a five-minute walk from the roadway.
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