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Linville Gorge Wilderness Area

Old NC Hwy 105, Linville, NC
+1 828-652-2144
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Go here if you are in the area, it is worth it. Be prepared to hike a little bit for the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jessica A
Charleston, South Carolina

Vistas are endless, including Linville Falls, Lincoln viaduct, and the surrounding mountains... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deb F
Chaplin, Connecticut
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This area, which offers hiking, camping, birdwatching and wildlife, was named for William Linville who was killed here by Indians in the 1700s.
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Old NC Hwy 105, Linville, NC
+1 828-652-2144
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Go here if you are in the area, it is worth it. Be prepared to hike a little bit for the beautiful views.

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vistas are endless, including Linville Falls, Lincoln viaduct, and the surrounding mountains. There is plenty of hiking to be had, for any level of hiker, but chose carefully.

Thank Deb F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a bit disappointed that when we arrived around 1:35 PM the store part was closed with a sign "Back at 2 pm"...this was a last minute attraction stop for us and we wanted to buy bottled water before we started the hike....with no...More

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only very scenic but just a nice place for a hike that is not over the top strenuous. Mostly gentle up and down hill sections with just a few that are a bit more challenging than that. Wonderful place for family hikes and very...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walk to the falls. If you like nature, this is a great place to visit. We went right after it rained, so not,many ppl there.

Thank shannon s
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This gem is a great place for families and small groups. The falls are very nice and one can get really close to them. It is only a 1/2 mile walk with easy terrain for footings. We recommend you park in the gravel lot and...More

Thank jartman65
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

After seeing the Upper Falls, we continued on the Green' trail. This trail was a bit more strenuous with lots of steep steps and rocks but there were benches for resting. At the end, in order to see the magnificent views, there was a lot...More

1  Thank debbie1225
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stopped for a brief hike and saw some great falls within a short time. The steps are steep. It is a beautiful area.

1  Thank muse4fun
Reviewed 10 April 2017

There is so much to see and do here we barely scratched the surface in the short time we had. I am not from the area and was a little confused because there are two different ways to reach the popular Linville falls area at...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful area with lots of places to hike! The lower falls is quite easy, but the two higher ones are pretty strenuous. There are views from all three trails. I was disappointed the bathrooms were closed and no maps were available at...More

1  Thank Dchaney17
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Response from scubamike911 | Reviewed this property |
This are is free to use for hiking or camping. If you camp on the weekends may to oct you need to get a camping permit. The camping permit can be pick up at the visitor center near linville falls which go fast. These are... More