Top Spots

Hike to Little Hump Mountain

Newland, North Carolina

10.8 mi / 2437 ft gain

Flat Rock Trail

Linville, North Carolina

0.7 mi / 118 ft gain

Hike the Flat Rock Trail (NC)

Linville, North Carolina

0.6 mi

Sugar Mountain Ski Area

Newland, North Carolina

3.12 mi / 1243 ft gain

Mile High Swinging Bridge

Linville, North Carolina

0.78 mi / 236 ft gain

Grandfather Mountain Trail

Linville, North Carolina

4.26 mi / 1165 ft gain

Raven Rocks Loop

Linville, North Carolina

1.94 mi / 479 ft gain

Beacon Heights Trail

Newland, North Carolina

0.71 mi / 105 ft gain

Explore Beacon Heights on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Linville, North Carolina

5.0
0.5 mi / 200 ft gain

Places to stay

Newland, North Carolina

Linville Falls Campground

Banner Elk, North Carolina

The Nuthouse Cabin

From $176.50 / night

Blue Ridge Parkway

Julian Price Campground

Hampton, Tennessee

Dennis Cove Campground

432 Tannenbaum Lane, North Carolina

Songbird Cabin on the Cornett Deal Christmas Tree Farm

From $180 / night

Boone, North Carolina

Boone KOA Holiday

Guides and stories

Road to Damascus

David Lefkowitz

Appalachian Trail - First 5%

Cody Markham

5 Awesome Trail to Town Adventures Near Asheville, NC

Erin McGrady

Part II: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway Near Asheville - South

Erin McGrady

Part I: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville - North

Erin McGrady

6 Urban Parks in Asheville, North Carolina

Erin McGrady

Quick links