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Linville Gorge

Gingercake Road, Linville Falls, NC 28647
828 652 2144
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Geologic Formations
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Key Largo, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We entered the area using the road that passes by Linville Lodge and Cabins; following the signs that said Linville Falls which leads to a gravel parking area, which after talking to other folks at the Falls, appeared to be the shorter walk in vs. coming in from the visitor's center (which I believe was closed when we were there).... More

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Franklin, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The views were spectacular, the location we stayed in the first night was the pits! Parkview Lodge, don't stay there..you will be very disappointed!

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Irmo, SC
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We took the easy hike on this day. We viewed the gorge and falls from 3 or 4 different places. The hike was easy and crowded (Labor Day weekend). We took our dogs. The views and waterfalls are very nice. Would love to see this in the fall when the trees are colorful. I also now have this on the... More

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is a delightful easy hike even for the less than athletic. The falls are beautiful and the walk is not treacherous for kids ,adults, and healthy seniors. Also dog friendly and free!

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Wooster, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Walk thru the woods to view the falls. There are easy to difficult walks. We took the difficult walk from the visitor center and there were lots of steps and tree roots to negotiate around. It was a nice stroll thru the beautiful woods to see a pretty waterfall. Bring a sensible pair of shoes and some bug spray and... More

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I have been going here since I was a kid, I never get tired of the natural beauty and the wildlife that surround this area! If you find yourself on the parkway with some extra time, defiantly check this place out!

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Southern Pines, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Spectacular, hiking to the bottom of the gorge was amazing. The waterfall is beautiful, a great spot to just sit and admire

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was one of our favorite things we did while in Boone. No matter what trail you take, the views are beyond words. The hikes were very family friendly and scenic. We packed a picnic and ate at the picnic tables by where we parked. I would love to go back. Definitely a must see.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We have hiked the falls before but previously took the easier route. My teenage sons wanted to take the difficult route this time. It was wonderful. It's about 1/2 mile down the the river and over to the waterfall itself. A 1/4 of the hike was easy but the rest was strenuous but not impossible. We saw all types of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We took the trail that leads you to the bottom of the falls. This was a nice hike to get to the falls and the falls were worth the short hike. Next time I get back to the area I would like to find some other trails around the gorge to hike. Oh yeah it was also nice that this... More

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