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Address: Gingercake Road, Linville Falls, NC 28647
Phone Number: 828 652 2144
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The lower level and second level are definitely worth the hike up the mountain but other than being able to say we made it to the top, the view wasn't worth the climb all the way... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The lower level and second level are definitely worth the hike up the mountain but other than being able to say we made it to the top, the view wasn't worth the climb all the way up. Take water to drink because you will definitely need it!

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Sachse, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We drove on the Blue Ridge Parkway from Linn Cove Viaduct Visitor Center to Asheville. It was free to visit the falls. We chose to hike on the moderate and popular trail to the Upper Falls view (0.4 mile) and the Chimney View (0.7 mile). The Falls were nice from the Chimney View. The officer at the visitor center was... More 

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saltash
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Once again we took our 2 dogs and although only small they both loved the walks and the climbs down to the falls. Great scenery and then we climbed up above the fall. to look down on them and enjoy the beautiful view and take some good pictures.

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Meridian, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We hiked the trail to the gorge and was very tired when we arrived but it was beautiful. This is a very nice place to hike and see nature.

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I hiked this entire place. Definitely go see the falls from behind first, and then make your way to the top for a view down. Bring a bunch of water and good shoes. Go all the way back to the beginning and hike down to the base of the water. Work your way on the rocks until you get all... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Just a lovely walk/hike to see such a beautiful view! This was a very easy walk on a cleared walkway. We even saw a person doing the walk on crutches. There are 3 different lookout spots on the hike and each one is beautiful. On our next trip, we plan to walk down to the falls!

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Right off the Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most spectacular falls in North Carolina. Stopping in the Visitor's Center, you can decide which hike you want to take. One is strenuous, and the other is "moderate". There is an easy hike that does not go up to the falls. We took the moderate hike up the mountain to... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stopped on our way back to Florida. We took the short trip to the falls and enjoyed the natural surroundings and view of the falls. Be sure to wear comfy shoes that are for hiking as the incline, at least to these Florida folks was pretty sharp. You need to be in shape even for the easier hikes.

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Nashotah, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The lookouts are only .5 or .7 miles away from the parking lot. The walk is easy for the most part. It can get challenging in some places. If you go all away to the top to Erwins view you get to see the waterfalls from far away which is pretty cool. The Overlook Falls rocks! It is so awesome!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My husband and I spent 3 1/2 hours trekking through this beautiful park. It certainly did not feel like it! We parked at the Visitors Center and hiked every trail it had to offer. If you are in the area it's a must to see and FREE!

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Address: Address: Gingercake Road, Linville Falls, NC 28647
Phone Number: 828 652 2144
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Linville Falls

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