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Hiking

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In the Boone area, the outdoors is a lifestyle.

 

Linville Falls:

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Linville Gorge is strikingly beautiful. Carving deep into the mountainous landscape between Asheville and Boone, a tumbling river dives deep between two rugged ridges, flowing nearly 2,000 feet below the surrounding mountain summits.

 

Rough Ridge:

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Enjoy spectacular mountain views of Grandfather Mountain and Linn Cove Viaduct, with distant views into the Piedmont, from the hike on Rough Ridge.

 

Otter Falls:

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In spring, summer, and fall, the hike to Otter Falls waterfall leads through cool mountain forest.

 

Grandfather Mountain:

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Grandfather Mountain, one of the highest peaks in the Blue Ridge Mountain range (elevation 5,946 ft.), is 70 miles from Asheville, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway