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Blue Ridge Parkway


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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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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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Colburn Earth Science Museum

The Colburn Earth Science Museum fosters an appreciation of the Earth and its mineral resources through exhibits, educational programming and the collection and care of specimens. Come explore Asheville'

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Carolina Mountain Rentals

Asheville and Black Mountain Cabins, views, hot tubs, fireplaces, linens, and much more. Call to reach a live person who cares about you. Only 15

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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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Things to do Parks near Asheville, NC

Howard Knob Park

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

Blowing Rock Memorial Park

Downtown park with picnic shelter and tables, playground equipment and low climbing wall, basketball, tennis, and volleyball ...