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Beautiful Views

If you don't mind traveling a long way along a dusty, bumpy dirt road, you will be rewarded with an... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Linville, North Carolina
The highlight of our trip!

I’m so glad we kept going down the long, winding and very bumpy dirt road because the view totally... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Kim M
Gainesville, Florida
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Linville, NC 28752
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All reviews dirt road table rock grand canyon linville gorge brown mountain parking area worth the mile drive wheel drive take your breath away north carolina parking lot views are amazing worth the effort sports car hawksbill lookout bumpy
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

If you don't mind traveling a long way along a dusty, bumpy dirt road, you will be rewarded with an incredible view of the Linville Gorge, Tablerock and Hawk's Bill Mountains. Take your camera! Oh, you can also take a picnic...great place for a picnic.

2  Thank brendahoss
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Although it required a drive along some very bumpy roads to get there the view looking down towards the gorge was incomparable to anything I have seen before. As a user of crutches, it was slightly difficult to get to the lookout points however it...More

1  Thank LilyMallick
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad we kept going down the long, winding and very bumpy dirt road because the view totally makes it worth it. This is a must see! It is indescribably beautiful! The pictures just don’t do it justice.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 20 July 2018

One of the greatest views to see just off the Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina) - the Linville Gorge, 1800 ft. below the overlook, across from Sitting Bear, Hawksbill, and Table Rock Mountains. Spectacular.

2  Thank samrasnake
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit! Views are amazing and visiting in spring with new foliage and trees blooming was great but my favorite time to return would be fall to see all the leaves changing! I could imagine that would be most awesome time to come!

Thank carlaj0604
Reviewed 18 July 2018

View Is awesome. Looks like a picture. Surreal. My favorite view in North Carolina. Worth the drive. Not a long hike just a short walk from parking.

1  Thank Kathylynn2014
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This has to be one on the most spectacular views in the South Eastern United States. Very much worth the 4 mile drive to the paved walkways to reach the views.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We started to drive up the day before but it was raining so we gave up and decided to save our car and it’s tires. The next day we walked up the gravel road. It is a pretty steep walk at times, so we definitely...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I had heard of Wiseman’s View from a friend who did engagement and bridal portraits up there. It’s a bumpy road. Go up towards the Linville Falls parking area, pass it, and keep going, bearing left, and following the signs. When you arrive to the...More

2  Thank AppalachianAppetite
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Incredible view and a bathroom, with a paved path to the overlook. Note that it is a good 20 minute drive down a very rough gravel/dirt road. We weren't sure we were going to make it in our non-4 wheel drive SUV and you really...More

2  Thank syanosy
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Gary C
21 July 2018|
Response from samrasnake | Reviewed this property |
Wiseman's View, according to the North Carolina Gazetteer, was named after William Wiseman, an early settler in the 1700s. He was from London.
Frankie M
13 April 2018|
Response from Sunsetbum | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t camp without one...