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Craggy Gardens

Craggy Gardens Visitor Center, 364 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Asheville, NC 28711
+1 828-298-0398
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Nice little hike

Clay and I, along with Beefy had a nice little hike around Craggy Gardens and Craggy Dome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susie G
GOrgeous

Went here by myself on a recent trip to Asheville. It was a pretty drive and a beautiful reward at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cltpantherlvr
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“short hike” (43 reviews)
“picnic area” (38 reviews)
“visitor center” (71 reviews)
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Craggy Gardens Visitor Center, 364 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Asheville, NC 28711
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+1 828-298-0398
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"short hike"
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"the blue ridge parkway"
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"nice hike"
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"degree view"
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"garden trail"
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"high elevation"
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"wild flowers"
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"both sides"
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"awesome views"
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"rest rooms"
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"hiking trail"
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"stretch your legs"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clay and I, along with Beefy had a nice little hike around Craggy Gardens and Craggy Dome. Peaceful, mindful, relaxing.

Thank Susie G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here by myself on a recent trip to Asheville. It was a pretty drive and a beautiful reward at the pinnacle. Fairly short and easy hike, plenty of parking.

Thank Cltpantherlvr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we drove up towards craggy gardens we were expecting something else( more of a garden) but it mostly just a good drive up a mountain and nice spots to stop and lookout. There may have been some hiking trails or other places to visit...More

Thank sduncan141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Average Visitor Center with beautiful mountain landscape. If weather permits, take advantage of the paths and enjoy the gorgeous views!

Thank dmarun
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we were hoping to hike, the weather turned rainy. The drive up to the area is windy and skinny but once there, the parking area is large. We will try it again.

Thank DEBORAH H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must-do for Asheville visitors. Summiting here is one of the easier climbs possible with a huge pay-off of view.

Thank tantrictraveler
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were there several times in the spring when the azaleas, mountain laurel and rhododendron are in bloom, It is a glorious site.

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Craggy Gardens is a beautiful area in all seasons, but especially,so in late spring, early summer when th flowers are blooming. It’s a quiet place where you can take a hike without seeing others or bring a picnic lunch and a book to enjoy solitude...More

4  Thank gatortunor
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

All of Asheville North Carolina's wilderness and nature is just gorgeous! This is just one of many places you should visit while in town! We went in November and caught the last of the trees turning colors. It was all absolutely beautiful!

Thank VeganVacation
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

The short .7 mile trail up to Craggy Pinnacle provides a quick way to experience the beauty of the southern Appalachian Mountains without spending the whole day hiking. The trail terminates on the rocky top with a 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains. There...More

2  Thank Rex H
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jennreeves76
22 May 2018|
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Response from Susie G | Reviewed this property |
They weren't completely but it was still beautiful.
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Mommy1014
23 March 2018|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
yes, easy hike !
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Marley Mom M
19 November 2017|
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Response from 132Karen132 | Reviewed this property |
I have only been in the Fall, Spring and Summer. Given the beauty of each season in the area I would say it would be a prefect time!!
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