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Mt Mitchell State Park

located on the
Blue Ridge Parkway

A visit to Mt Mitchell State Park on a clear day affords the opportunity to see a long range view into several states. Hiking trails abound as well as a restaurant for hungry hikers!

Graveyard Fields Overlook

located on the
Blue Ridge Parkway

If its a hiking trip your after Graveyard Fields overlook has it. With multiple trails and two different waterfalls to explore, Graveyard Fields overlook offers plenty of hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Craggy Gardens

located on the
Blue Ridge Parkway

Visit Craggy Gardens and experience hiking trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. Located on the blue ridge parkway Craggy Gardens also has a gift shop with maps and information.

Gorges State Park

976 Grassy Ridge Rd
Sapphire, NC 28774

Visit one of the few state parks with a high concentration of rare species. Gorges State Park has waterfalls and large rock outcroppings. Hiking, backpacking, trail riding and wildlife viewing opportunities are available.

Chimney Rock State Park

431 Main St
Chimney Rock, NC 28720

Visit the Town of Chimney Rock for a day of shopping and gem mining. Chimney Rock State Park is great place to hike and the view from the top is jaw dropping. Side hiking trails include ridge views and waterfalls.

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