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Pisgah Visitor Center, located within the Pisgah Ranger Station and operated by the US Forest Service, lies at the entrance to one of Western North Carolina’s greatest treasures – Pisgah National Forest. Collect information or visit the gift shop as you enter the gateway to thousands of miles of trails,… Read More
First Peak of the Blue Ridge. I-26E, Exits 59 & 67. Explore gorges, hiking, birding, waterfalls, kayaking, scenic drives & historic small towns – Saluda, Tryon & Columbus. Enjoy horse shows, wineries, inspired shops/galleries, local restaurants & year-round events. Rejuvenate at historic inns, cozy cabins & hotels. www.firstpeakblueridge.org. Read More
Have the time of your life in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills, the famous film site of Dirty Dancing and home to Chimney Rock State Park. Here, retreat to a destination where simple pleasures outshine the digital-age spectacles – a place where Main Streets reign over mega malls;… Read More
Exit the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 411.8 and discover pure adventure. Winding down US 276 through Pisgah National Forest, you will enter one of Transylvania County’s most iconic landscapes. Along the way, you’ll pass the Cradle of Forestry, Sliding Rock and Looking Glass Falls. The lush foliage and spectacular… Read More