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Address: Linville, NC
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This waterway travels through the Linville Gorge.

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Peaceful and beautiful even in the rain

We walked the trail from the carpark and meandered along the river. It was interesting looking out for wildlife and fish. Tracks are well maintained and it is easy to set the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2015
Gill H
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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191 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We walked the trail from the carpark and meandered along the river. It was interesting looking out for wildlife and fish. Tracks are well maintained and it is easy to set the time you want to walk and then return. A pleasant activity even in the drizzly rain.

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Thank Gill H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We chose this area to picnic and let the children wade in the water. Everyone enjoyed the beauty of the river and surrounding scenery. Tables are provided and even the youngest can enjoy the water.

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Thank jgteacher
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

it is an easy hike to the river point. spectacular NC views all over the place. will be great in spring and fall

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Thank Rob K
Linville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Good for the whole family. An easy hike through the woods along the river with two options. Stop and admire the upper falls or continue to the lower falls for a somewhat longer hike.

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Thank Ed W
Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Our first destination when we arrived in Linville is to visit the Linville River. First we went to where the rapids were located as well as two waterfalls. The ground we were on was fabulous. Unique! The next day we decided to drive up the mountain on a steep pebbled roadway. From there anyone can go down to the river... More 

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Thank Voyager101Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

The kids 5-10yrs enjoyed the short hike to the falls and kept wanting to hike. Good trail. Great photo opportunities at the upper falls for group shots.

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Thank Julie B
Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Well worth the hike to see all of the sights. It was crowded in the parking lot but you had tons of space on the trails. Take a break and hike a bit.

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Thank ReneBeneH
Shippensburg, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We were traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway and stopped here for a chance to stretch our legs. Long hike to the falls. Beautiful falls at the end of the first trail. Could hike additional to see different view. We did that as well. Off season so we were there with only one other family.

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

As we made our way through the Blue Ridge Parkway we came to this attraction.My wife coaxed me into walking to the falls so I did. The walk was probably a good 4 tenths of a mile to the lower level. Another 6 or 8 tenths to the next level and the final level was another 4 tenths. After walking... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Beautiful. Well worth the hike. Easy to moderate trails. Took lots of pictures. Bugs not to bad. Felt good to stretch our legs a little, glad we did it. Sweet lady in the visitor center was very helpful with any questions.

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