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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist, FREE for kids and Covid-safe! provided by Asheville Hiking Tours

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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist, FREE for kids and Covid-safe!

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist, FREE for kids and Covid-safe!
Guests bring or purchase their own waters and snacks. Guests safely follow the guide’s vehicle to trails. Bring cloth face coverings for indoor restrooms. This is a small group tour.
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Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Our tours have been featured in Southern Living Magazine and MSN News! Join are expert guides, all experienced naturalists, as we discover the stunning waterfalls and mountain views which make Asheville famous! On our tours, we share stories from history and even do some plant foraging, so you can eat along the trail! Note that guests often return to Asheville by way of the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway, so our tours is a loop, and there is no need to backtrack! (Only during winter conditions with ice and snow will the Parkway be closed and we may have to return to our original starting place.)
Important Information
Departure Point
McDonald's, 548 Bat Cave Rd, Old Fort, NC 28762, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Ponchos
  • Hiking Poles
Exclusions
  • Bottled water
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tahnya wrote a review Nov 2020
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Our favorite part of the tour was seeing the beautiful waterfall at the end and getting to experience the tranquility of Catawba Falls!! Our tour guide, Randy was awesome!!! My kids enjoyed every minute, and Randy was super nice and patient, as my 8 yr old had so many questions
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Rheanne K wrote a review Nov 2020
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Our tour was perfect! Randy was an amazing guide. So knowledgeable and friendly. The hike was easy, and he went at our pace. We learned so much about the nature around us and truly enjoyed our time. Highly recommend!!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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CTgirl66 wrote a review Nov 2020
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania215 contributions70 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our waterfall hike with Randy. Even before the hike I appreciated the communications from the company and Randy about our upcoming hike. Randy was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We learned a lot as well as seeing a beautiful waterfall. It is an easy and fun
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Owner at Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist, FREE for kids and Covid-safe!
Responded 3 weeks ago
Your feedback makes our day! Thank you for your review. We aim to provide scenic AND fact-filled tours in our mountains. Do not hesitate to contact us again for a tour around the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina!
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Julie L wrote a review Oct 2020
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It was a very comfortable hike. Not difficult, but so pretty. Randy was fantastic. He is incredibly friendy, kind and full of information. I learned so much, all while enjoying my beautiful surroundings. It's a wonderful and fulfilling way to relax and enjoy a few hours of
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Owner at Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist, FREE for kids and Covid-safe!
Responded 3 weeks ago
A big thank you from us at Asheville Hiking Tours for this wonderful review of our company and Randy! Your kind words are truly appreciated, as well as the company you provided on the hike. Thank you for being a part of the adventure!
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Patricia H wrote a review Oct 2020
Georgia Coast, Georgia3 contributions
We had a great experience! Paul was very informative and the scenary on the hike was absolutely beautiful! He was on time and very experienced!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Owner at Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist, FREE for kids and Covid-safe!
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for this incredible feedback! We truly appreciate it (especially your guide Paul) and hope to see you again at Asheville Hiking Tours!
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About the operator

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JakeSch84
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Great hiking experience!
We did a private, custom hike with a guide and it was amazing. The guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the lo
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Sluys
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Hiking with great scenery and people
This tour was one of our favorite parts of the trip. Paul was friendly and knowledgeable about all aspects of the w
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Cathy M
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Great hiking
We were part of the Asheville Hiking tours in 2019. It was a great and beautiful tour. My friend and I did a privat
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rmarc1al2
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Can’t wait for the next one!
It was my birthday and I was in town alone, so I didn’t want to hike solo... plus, it was my FIRST EVER hike! Could
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GoingGonzalez
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Incredible Hiking Tour with Waterfalls!
Paul was an AMAZING tour guide! He was incredibly knowledgeable about all the plants and animals and the Asheville
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jeffbulson
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A must book guide to explore the outdoors of Asheville!
It was my girlfriend and my first time together out and about in Asheville and she came across this hiking tour and
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dmiller3814
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Incredible Experience!!
Abby was an AMAZING tour guide. Could not have asked for a better experience. Not only were the Falls beautiful,
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KariG572
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Highly recommend!
We booked the 2 hr waterfall tour and loved it! Randy was an amazing guide that was super friendly and knowledgeabl
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chrisinmidtown
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Great hike
Our guide really enjoys what he does and shared information throughout the tour. The office staff also provided gre
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ashleyny1020
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Great tour and guide!
Paul was an amazing tour guide! Extremely knowledgeable and very friendly! Got to see some beautiful waterfalls and
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cesarserranoheredia
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My review
Great experience, the guide displayed an excellent level of knowledge and commitment with his customers (us) to del
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The S
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Breathtaking Views
We had a great experience. Spectacular and breathtaking views. Paul was very knowledgeable and made the hike very
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MickeyLTravels
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Enjoyable and Informative
We went on a beautiful hike to see a waterfall and along the way Randy our tour guide pointed out all sorts of inte
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Dolette M
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We Could Have Never Found This On Our Own
Asheville Hiking was found via Explore Asheville and we were not disappointed. From the easy online booking, to th
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Mlq0154
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Very Informative Tour
Our tour was great. Randy was very informative. He answered questions, was very attentive to detail, and made it
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