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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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If you want to take a hike....

Long walk to get to overlook which is majestic but if you are looking to get close to the falls this is not the place for you. They had to close off trails due to too much human... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Rob D
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Long walk to get to overlook which is majestic but if you are looking to get close to the falls this is not the place for you. They had to close off trails due to too much human traffic breaking earth down so in the end you cannot get close. If you are up for a lengthy hike this is... More 

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Burlington ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time , very nice easy hike to see falls from various points. For those that may be advanced in age may be too strenuous ..

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped by the falls with our little dog. Trail was pretty crowded in July. The shade made the walk a little cooler. The walk is 0.4 miles from the parking lot to the main falls area. On the way there it is downhill the whole way. The path is compacted dirt and some gravel/rocks. The last part before the... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Super trails and waterfalls, several excellent overlooks of the gorge from both sides; Wiseman's View is a awesome!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to the Linville Gorge probably hundreds of times. It is extremely rugged and beautiful. I would suggest first seeing Linville Falls, which are accessible from the Blue Ridge Parkway, followed by short hikes. Bring your camera. I would suggest Wiseman's View, accessible from the town of Linville Falls; it is on the Western side of Linville Gorge.... More 

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raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beginning of the hike is pretty easy. The falls view is wonderful, but if you have a problem with stairs, you will have a problem towards the falls view. Great way to get out of the heat.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked 2 different trails on our visit to the gorge. One easy and one a little more difficult. Beautiful views from both locations. The trails were shaded, which was nice since we went on a hot day. We were there on the 4th of July weekend, so it was a little crowded at times. Go on a weekday to... More 

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Thank ontheroadagain65
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our two young children and really enjoyed ourselves. We hiked the two easiest trails. We also visited other points of interest in the area on the same day because we were driving from Blowing Rock.

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Thank J C
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hawksbill Trail and Table Rock Mtn Trail were incredible and well worth the hike. I recommend visiting Wiseman's View for the sunset after you hike Hawksbill and Table Rock. You will be able to see both of those peaks from the other side of the gorge.

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Thank GreivellsTravel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Linville Caverns we made a detour to the falls. We went to the closest overlook. It was really nice with all of the flat rocks and the waterfalls were beautiful. There was a ranger who talked with the kids.

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