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Linville Gorge

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Address: Gingercake Road, Linville Falls, NC 28647
Phone Number: 828 652 2144
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Peaceful hike...great views.

We were staying in Blowing Rock and decided to drive down the Blueridge Parkway to see the gorge and the falls. It was overcast and damp and so quiet. The rhododenrum were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We were staying in Blowing Rock and decided to drive down the Blueridge Parkway to see the gorge and the falls. It was overcast and damp and so quiet. The rhododenrum were budding but not yet in bloom, although there were a few native azaleas flowering and some trillium. Lots of wild ginger along the pathway. There are three overlooks.... More 

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York, PA
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60 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Located off of mile marker 316 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Linville Gorge and Linville Falls are beautiful and worth taking the time to experience. You drive into the Visitor Center and the knowledgeable guide will answer all your questions, give you a map and help you decide whether to take the easy, moderate or strenuous hike. When describing... More 

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Carpentersville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Wife and daugter, were a little nervous,on the way up mountain.It was very foggy..Walkrd several trails, very nice views,or great for photos.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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74 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We took the Blue Ridge Parkway from Asheville up to the falls. We didn't realize that once you're on the parkway, you're basically stuck for quite awhile before you can get off. All while white knuckle driving alongside a mountain at 35 mph.

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Enjoyed hiking here with my daughter (9) and my wife. Arrived early and enjoyed a peaceful hike to the falls. This trail will take you first to the top of Linville Falls.There are also two smaller waterfalls just before the main falls. Really neat to see the water tear through the rocks leading up to the waterfall. Backtrack a little... More 

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danville, ca
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Had a great day at Linville Falls and Linville Gorge today. It was an easy hike with my dogs and had beautiful views. I've been in Boone for three months and have kept meaning to get here. So glad I made the trip today. The sights from Wiseman view made it feel like I was on top of the world!

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Pensacola, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is a must see. The falls and rock formations are beautiful! Be prepared to walk though; We probably walked over 2 miles. Well worth the trip.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have seen countless waterfalls around NC and SC. It has been a hobby of mine for years. Linville falls are probably the most famous in NC and it is a very pretty place, but they are the scariest falls I have ever been to. I have eaten picnics on rocks at the tops of 100 foot falls without railings... More 

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dade city, fl
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The falls were beautiful and the hike fairly easy. Our kids (5 of them 8 and under) had a blast! I can only imagine how beautiful this spot is in the fall!!

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Perth, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We took an early morning walk up and dutifully photographed the waterfall which is pretty rather than high.

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