Recent news, activities, special events and upcoming festivals!

Ideas For Spring Adventure

Spring is a perfect time to enjoy a mountain hike, downhill MTB challenge, or running trail. Every day hikers consider Point Lookout Trail.  It's just under 4 miles, one way, opening to stunning views of the Royal Gorge or visit one of our area's waterfalls.  Catawba ...

Spring Is Here!

Seasonal properties are opening up! Get-away and enjoy time in our Blue Ridge Parkway communities with a stay at the Linville Falls Lodge and Cabins, Bear Den Campground and Cabins, Big Lynn Lodge, or one of many privately owned vacation properties. Stop by any weekday to shop at Little Switzerland ...

Upcoming Events!

Throughout our section of the Pisgah National Forest in the Blue Ridge Mountains, you'll find year-round activities and special events like these.  Stay with us!

Winter In The Blue Ridge

You may believe a Blue Ridge winter is boring, with little outdoor fun. If this is you, you are wrong!  Typically, we experience mild temperatures in January and February.  The majority of our area is part of a regional thermal belt.  Today is January 2nd and the ...

What Can We Do?

The majority of our Blue Ridge communities are located inside a unique "thermal belt" allowing us to enjoy outdoor waterfalls and trails year-round.  There is one exception to this "rule" and it applies to trails located along the Blue Ridge Parkway or at elevations higher than 1800 feet above ...

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