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Address: Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Phone Number: 828-295-7111
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Worth a stop

Great views, pretty flowers, not much walking required. There are much better places to shop in town. $7 adults, $6 seniors, very safe and kid friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Greensboro, Georgia
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very well privately managed park. Excellent views and amenities including souvenir shop also serving refreshments.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Blowing rock is a nice place to visit on your way to another attraction. It has a little garden and several outlook points. There is a fee to get in.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a MUST SEE when travelling to the Blue Ridge Mountains or the city of Blowing Rock. This attraction give you one of the best views of several mountain ranges in the area. Be sure to take plenty of pictures, but be careful climbing on the actual Blowing Rock. Pets are allowed and you must visit the popcorn, ice... More 

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Thank Jeffrey B
Glassboro, New Jersey
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We drove 2 hours to see this but the nature trail was like 10 minutes long. hardly a "Hike". Overpriced also.

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Greensboro, Georgia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views, pretty flowers, not much walking required. There are much better places to shop in town. $7 adults, $6 seniors, very safe and kid friendly.

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Florida
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The family spent a good part of the day at Blowing Rock, easy walk and level trails. The sights from the observation deck are beyond description viewing both Grandfather mountain and Mt. Mitchell off in the distance, Well worth the time.

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Thank langston64
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Blowing Rock is privately owned, not a state park. This doesn't take away from the amazing experience. You enter through a charming home and into a interpretative center with a gift shop. The area is beautifully landscaped, and the catwalk that takes you along the cliffs ledge is really well done. The views of the Blue Ridge Mountains with its... More 

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Thank Judith D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for hiking trails, this is not the spot for you. The beautiful mountain views are just steps away. You could also seeing these views from numerous places on the blue Ridge Parkway for free. But I think it is definitely worth stopping by.

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Thank kpb1234
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is like a miniature Rock City with spectacular views. Price is $8 for adults. Many great photo opportunities. Well kept grounds! A nice stop!

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Thank Brad H
Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of spending a long weekend in Blowing Rock, NC and after reading about the town's history and namesake we figured we should visit The Blowing Rock. When we arrived we had expected a beautiful hike so we packed a snack, some water, and laced up our shoes. We entered the visitor center, paid for entrance, and were... More 

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