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Linville Falls Visitor Center

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Address: Rte. 1, milepost 316.4, Spruce Pine, NC
Phone Number: +1 828-765-1045
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Its closed for winter

We went here and the only Visitor Center open in November was the BRP Visitor Center Headquarters - none of the others along the parkway are open. All these people with photos... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Travelin M
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Del Mar, California
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Del Mar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went here and the only Visitor Center open in November was the BRP Visitor Center Headquarters - none of the others along the parkway are open. All these people with photos of the trails and Linville Falls - they are not here but down the road a bit.

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Douglas, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the moderate path. There are 3 routes to choose. (Easy, moderate and hard) Everyone did fine, their are many benches and spots to sit on the way up or down and the entire hike back and forth was roughly 2 miles, I believe. The views are incredible!!!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a scenic easy hike that's great to bring dogs or kids. Very quiet, an easy addition to other hikes off the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited late one afternoon with the intention of walking to the falls. The visitor centre is located about a mile off the Blue Ridge Parkway. The parking situation was total chaos, and by the time we had safely parked up we were already tired. We walked to the visitor centre made use of the facilities. The whole area was... More 

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Thank LiciaW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the hikes to the water falls ! But will tell you it's a HIKE straight uphill when you are going to see the fall from the bottoms and not the top. Have you walking /hiking boots on . And plenty of water in the summer , a very warm jacket in the fall/winter! The waterfalls are to die for... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first view of a small part of Linville Falls is a short (1/2 mile) and easy hike from the visitors center. After crossing a bridge with wonderful views of the river the hike is slightly uphill, but easy. I was here in late October and the colors on the trees were beautiful. At the first stop, a view of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The area of the falls is very beautiful. The falls themselves are gorgeous. It is a bit strenuous to hike but well worth the time and effort.

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Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

the visitors center was closed until spring- but there was a trail leading from it that was truly wonderful. take the time and walk it- it goes along the viaduct and you get appreciation of how the viaduct was built

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Seasonally opening times. Good maps of the walks and falls. Friendly staff with useful information. Rest Rooms available in season. port-o-potties during off season..

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went on the hike to the base of Linville falls. Very challenging but worth it! Stayed at the Linville Falls campground on the parkway. Very nice campground host.

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