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Amazing views

Be aware to ride 4 miles of a bumpy none paved road before you reach Wiseman’s view. The 180... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Fort Myers, Florida
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Amazing view but a very difficult road to get there.

It is worth the trip to get up to the lookout. Breathtaking views and a great place to picnic. But... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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Linville, NC 28752
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All reviews dirt road table rock linville gorge grand canyon paved trail brown mountain parking area bumpy ride wheel drive short walk from the parking lot worth the mile drive views are amazing take your breath away north carolina sports car worth the trip worth the effort
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Be aware to ride 4 miles of a bumpy none paved road before you reach Wiseman’s view. The 180 degrees view are just stunning!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Germaninswfl
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

It is worth the trip to get up to the lookout. Breathtaking views and a great place to picnic. But the road up there is very rough!! We made it in our Lexus but I would not try it in a low sports car.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 186celestej
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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!

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sarah M
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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...