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My wife, myself, and our two girls (5 & 7) visited the other day and absolutely loved it. The park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing views!

We hiked all the trails at Linville Falls which showed us different views of the waterfall. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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Gingercake Road, Linville Falls, NC 28647
+1 828-652-2144
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, myself, and our two girls (5 & 7) visited the other day and absolutely loved it. The park is very well maintained. They have an excellent map at the visitor center that shows you each of the different trails, their difficulty level, and...More

Thank Erickrauskopf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked all the trails at Linville Falls which showed us different views of the waterfall. This waterfall is workbench the hike and was so amazing.

Thank chestslap
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Driving from Asheville to Blowing Rock NC on the Blue Ridge Parkway, we found this wonderful stop at the Linville Falls. Only had time for the shortest trail (0.3 miles) but it was a beautiful forest trail and a lovely water fall at the end....More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Almost a 1/2 mile hike to a really neat waterfall. it was worth the effort! I'm 67 and had no problem with the walk - needed to stop once on the uphill return.

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We made the short hike to Linville Falls while we were enjoying a day on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Very good series of waterfalls at the end of the easy 30 minute hike. We did get caught by a rainshower while still on the trail,...More

1  Thank Perry G
Reviewed 3 August 2018

My husband and I wanted to see these falls during our drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We parked our car and started our walk. To the first stop, it is only about 0.4 miles. It had rained a lot prior to our attendance so...More

Thank Holly5_12
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I wasn't sure I would be up to the hike to the three Linville Falls viewing areas, but the hike is not THAT strenuous and is certainly worth the trip on each and every location. The falls are incredibly beautiful and the sound of rushing...More

Thank esh1227
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Different type of walk to see the waterfalls The green trail offer three different views. The chimney one is the best to overview all falls (walk 0.7 m, easy with some stairs). Other are also nice. With young children be careful as true protections are...More

2  Thank Marcello017
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We did lots of hiking in the Linville Gorge- it’s beautiful, many well graded paths as well as more experienced bouldering type paths. The views and falls, the river were all worth it!!

Thank Kara C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I first hiked into the gorge with my wife back in 1983, We had just been married 3 years and I was in the Navy. Young and tough. We had the entire month of October to travel and camp the Parkway. I had not been...More

2  Thank Kevin B
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6 July 2018|
Response from Kevin B | Reviewed this property |
It is not a hard hike at all. From the parkway parking lot to the Upper Falls is fairly easy. I have seen people all ages shapes and sizes go to the upper View. The Erwin view in the chimney if you are all uphill from the... More
26 June 2018|
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Response from Janet H | Reviewed this property |
Lots if dogs. Can’t remember if leashes were required
22 August 2017|
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Response from CaptJeffL | Reviewed this property |
I saw a few people using the baby carriages with the large wheels for off pavement touring. The trail is not too rough, but it's not paved or perfect for a stroller. If by 'carrier' you mean the slings or papoose totes I've... More