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Blue Ridge Parkway


category : Parks
The 469-mile parkway intersects Asheville at US25, 70 and 74, and NC191. Craggy Gardens (MP 364, 25 miles north of Asheville) is an area with hiking trails, picnic sites and a visitors center. The Linn Cove Viaduct (MP 304) is an engineering marvel that wraps around Grandfather Mountain.




Address:
199 Hemphill Knob Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828)298-0398
Our Website:www.nps.gov/blri/

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Southern Waterways

Self-guided quiet-water river float trips through Biltmore Estate property in canoes, rafts or kayaks. Fun for all ages as young as 2 years old. Volleyball and riverside picnic facilities are available. Camping riverside now available, tubing also available. Easy highway access off I-240

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French Broad River

Buncombe, Transylvania and Madison counties offer 116 miles of scenic river perfect for whitewater activities. Local outfitters: French Broad Rafting Co., 800/570-7238; Southern Waterways, 800/849-1970; Zippy Boat Works, 828/684-5107

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Best Western-Asheville Biltmore

Three miles from Biltmore Estate, within walking distance of more than 50 shops, restaurants and attractions. Newly renovated, featuring Decades Bar &

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Things to do Parks near Asheville, NC

Chimney Rock Park

Reach the top of a mountain near Asheville in about 30 seconds. That?s the time it takes to ride the 26-story elevator built ...

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park

Open Apr-Oct. Sites: gravel, grass, some shaded, pull-thrus, full hook-ups. Facilities: restrooms & showers, public phone...

Asheville Parks & Recreation

More than 50 parks offering golf, swimming, tennis, skateboarding, roller hockey, climbing wall, nature center, playgrounds, ...

Howard Knob Park

Maintained by the Watauga Parks & Recreation Department, Howard Knob Park is open April through October, weather permitting. ...