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26 miles of trails that were originally designed for horse drawn carriages. The most popular trail is the one going up to the fire tower. My favorite is Rich Mountain Trail. It is further from the manor house, so not as many people hike it....More
The property is amazing for just walking around and enjoying the scenery. The architecture of the main home is a sight to see. Inside the home isn’t worth the bother. You walk in and it’s just like Main Street Blowing Rock; people selling the same...More
The Flat Top Tower trail, an old carriage road, is an easy hike with tons of pretty scenery on the way up. If you don’t fear heights —it’s about four-stories up— climb the steep stairs to the top of the observation tower where on a...More
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park is a gorgeous estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway that is well worth the visit. The mansion is a step back in time and the grounds are absolutely stunning. There are great views of the surronding mountains, valleys, and vistas....More
Reviewing a National Park should pretty much be a no brainer. Great scenary...check. Gorgeous vistas...check. Deep trails...check. What could you say bad? Well...I wish it weren't so crowded in the warmer months. I guess long gone are the days of hiking here in solitude.
If you are planning a trip in the Fall, you must visit Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. It has a beautiful mansion, carriage roads and many original buildings. It is very crowded late in the evening so recommend early morning. You will see wildlike early...More
We were staying in Asheville and thought it would be a quick drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway to visit the Moses Cone House….that was our first mistake. It was a rare, warm day in early November and all the tourists were out. The drive...More
Moses Cone was a remarkable and generous man. Building schools, hospitals, churches and allowing strangers to have picnics on the grounds and enjoy the scenery. We should all be so caring. Visit and enjoy the beauty and awesome manor.
Response from ncnativeazalea | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you contact them directly. I know that in our area of North Carolina there are times in the winter when the Blue Ridge Parkway is closed even though local roads may be open and safe. Sorry but I just don't know... More
I suggest you contact them directly. I know that in our area of North Carolina there are times in the winter when the Blue Ridge Parkway is closed even though local roads may be open and safe. Sorry but I just don't know the answer to your question.