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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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Great for your first Blue Ridge trip!

We stumbled upon this on our first trip to Boone. My son and I journeyed up to the second outlook but were not prepared for the hike. We definitely plan to come back and do it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We stumbled upon this on our first trip to Boone. My son and I journeyed up to the second outlook but were not prepared for the hike. We definitely plan to come back and do it all the next time! Great photo ops! So beautiful! First trail is pretty easy and gets harder the farther up you go....

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Columbus, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We had a great time at Linville Falls yesterday! The lower falls hike is pretty easy and so worth the drive to get there. I had our 15 mo old in the baby carrier & didn't have any problems making the hike. After seeing the lower falls, my husband stayed behind with the baby and I hiked up to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The lower falls is able to be done with small children (2-5). Our 2 year old absolutely loved the rocks and seeing the water. Of course carrying him back up the trail was some great exercise. Beautiful sight...worth the stop!

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views, accessible with relatively brief and moderate hikes. A must see while in the NC Mountains!

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Central Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We hiked the .5 miles to the lower falls area. And also hiked the 2 miles to the top and down the upper overlook. The .5 mile hike was very easy. The other more strenuous. My 5 year old did both though also.

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Lancaster, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We hiked a 0.4 mile trail beginning in the Linville Falls area of Pisgah forest that led to Linville Gorge and Linville Falls. It's a moderate hike that is harder coming back than going. The first overlook shows the upper falls and the water spilling down to the lower falls which are obscured from view at this point. Traveling another... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you like waterfalls, you've got to see Linville Falls! Reasonably easy mile hike from the parking lot. Absolutely stunning views of the gorge and the falls! You got to see this.

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We hiked to the top of the falls and it was amazing! The view was scary for me, I don't like heights but my husband and kids loved it! The hike was nothing compared to many we've been on it was supposed to be the most difficult but we all did it with ease.

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Red House, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Only walked to first overlook. 1 mile round trip. Not flat, but well maintained trail. Do watch for tree roots and slippery rocks/stairs. Up close to river/rushing water. Best to keep active kiddos close!

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Erwin, Tennessee, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Went to Linville falls after visiting grandfather mountain. Like the price a lot better since it was free. Easy hike to the falls about a mile round trip. Then if you want to go to the Erwin overlook or Chimney overlook its another mile roundtrip. Not steep and footing is good.

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

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