We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Lenoir, NC
Activities: Group tours/day tour, White-water rafting

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 11 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Love Wilson Creek

This is part of the Linville River Gorge. This is a gorgeous section of the river. It is great fun to sit on the river and enjoy God's beauty. You can tube down the river. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Tanawha208
,
Holly Springs, North Carolina
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

11 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Holly Springs, North Carolina
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This is part of the Linville River Gorge. This is a gorgeous section of the river. It is great fun to sit on the river and enjoy God's beauty. You can tube down the river. There is also great trout fishing. Be careful to observe the signs as the regulations are not the same for the entire river. The visitors... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Carolina
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall, this has something special in all seasons. Talk about a getaway. This is a go to place. People are friendly and nature is beautiful. I get away to Wilson's Creek as often as I can. They have a couple of small stores to buy drinks and what nots. The creek is more like a river. Make... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
48 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I did the long scenic nature hike on the Harper Creek trail. It's about 8 miles of loop with the awesome view of the South Harper Falls, and several pools to swim in. This place is beautiful and wild. The trail is not very difficult in terms of the terrain but can be tricky finding the route depending on what... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Asheville,NC
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This location is at least a 1 hour drive from Asheville. Maybe it's something to check out while visiting Lenoir or Spruce Pine.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

I love visiting Wilson's Creek. They're are amazing views from every angle. I actually had my senoir pictures done at Wilson's. The only thing I dislike is, the trash that lies everywhere

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hickory, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

I have been going to Wilson Creek My entire life and have enjoyed it's many wonders! From tubing to camping it has been my retreat! I have been privileged to work at Betsey's Ole Country Store and Cabin Rentals this past summer. Other reviews have said this place needs cleaning and it would be helpful if everyone took out their... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lenoir, North Carolina
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

Bring a lawn chair and a picnic lunch and relax on the river bank or on a huge river rock!

Was this review helpful? Yes
NC
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

This place is so amazing I hate to review it and tell others about it for fear it will become overcrowded one day.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
North Carolina
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

Get a map. You can get lost in this place. Harper Creek falls has a great swimming hole for the summer months. Being only a short hike to it from the parking area, it does not feel "remote" here on some summer weekends. There is a steep descent down from the trail to the water. When I was there last,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Statesville, NC
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

After viewing the North Carolina Weekend spot on PBS about Wilson Creek, my family planned a day trip to play in the water. The rapids were a great time, however there was a lot of garbage left behind from previous visitors. Dirty diapers, beer cans, lunchables containers were every where. The remains of numerous campfires were also present. The rapids... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Wilson Creek also viewed

Lenoir, North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Lenoir, North Carolina Smoky Mountains
 
Lenoir, North Carolina Smoky Mountains
 

Been to Wilson Creek? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Wilson Creek staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?