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Great hoagies and burgers with bacon and onion jelly. Comfortable decor with outside seating for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerome, MI
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Beautiful View

I read the good & bad reviews and am glad we decided to go. We enjoyed the short trails and climb... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lesa M
Pine Mountain, Georgia
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Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hoagies and burgers with bacon and onion jelly. Comfortable decor with outside seating for your pet.

Thank lpski
Reviewed 1 week ago

The blowing rock has a beautiful story behind it, but the admission price of $7.00/per person seems a but high since you only maybe spend 20 minutes there to take in all the sights. The staff was very friendly however and they do have 2...More

Thank Oaktravels1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great thing to see while in the area. An easy walk, spectacular views, inner peaceful feeling, and sweet gardens. It's historical and beautiful. Must stop!

Thank athenatoby12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very old tourist attraction. I really want to give it 5 stars. But seeing it once is enough. The views are superb. About 400 yards of walking. The cafe is tired. Gift shop is ok. It's a 15 minute stop. Time to...More

Thank patandjamie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the simplicity and the very brief walk to amazing beauty. Perfect for people who love the mountains but are not avid hikers. Just minutes outside the town of Blowing Rock.

Thank TorchRedMach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have to say this was one of my favorite stops during our NC blue ridge parkway visit. The views from the observation deck are amazing. You are able to see all the mountain peeks (beech, lincove viaduct, grandfather, grandmother, hawksbill, tablerock Mitchell) So awesome!!!

Thank Krystal M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read the good & bad reviews and am glad we decided to go. We enjoyed the short trails and climb to the top of The Blowing Rock. It is a beautiful view from the rock and over to the observation deck. The gift shop...More

Thank Lesa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect, but this place was great. They had some nice ground you could walk around on, as well as the Blowingrock of course. I am afraid of heights, but I did get up on it and it wasn’t that scary....More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This attraction is well worth the small fee charged to enjoy this. The views are amazing and the short easy trail is very enjoyable. This was my second time here and I recommend this whole heartedly - doesn't take long - maybe 30 mins to...More

Thank Gerald S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here on a beautiful August afternoon. Our dog was welcome - which we appreciated. It was not crowded. The views were spectacular from almost anywhere but especially from the observation platform. You can relax and spend some time here on the grounds, which...More

Thank Folsuz
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5 August 2018|
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Response from Misty E | Reviewed this property |
Yes pets are allowed as long as they are on a leash and you pick up the waste at The Blowing Rock park. As for the Blue Ridge Parkway, pets are also welcomed.
Justin L
26 July 2018|
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Response from Misty E | Reviewed this property |
I would plan an hour. It's a beautiful park and a great place to take pictures. The park itself isn't that big. Enjoy the views!
Steven C
24 February 2018|
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Response from CharlieS2389 | Property representative |
We pay for insurance, and town and county taxes on the property. We pay our staff, and for general maintenance and upgrades like our new handicap accessible restroom in the gift shop, and a new gazebo floor at the first... More