• Sept 14th Color Parkway
  • Big Lynn Gap
  • Curtis Creek
  • Hefner Gap
  • Orchard Overlook
  • Parkway Overlook
  • Mountain Bike Trail
  • Little Switzerland Signs
  • Bear Den Overlook
  • Linville River


Welcome to the Blue Ridge Traveler's Towns and Trails, including five distinctive Blue Ridge communities; Marion, Old Fort, Linville Falls, Lake James and Little Switzerland.  A majority of these communities are inside the Pisgah National Forest, with a spectacular section located along the Blue Ridge Parkway between Linville Falls and Crabtree Falls.  
Each community offers their own brand of fun and adventure.  

Explore back country biking, hiking and waterfall trails, fish secluded trout streams, travel scenic driving routes through majestic mountain back roads, look for gold and gems or follow the Blue Ridge Travelers' Wine Trail.  Search the "Play" section for a full list of attractions.

Trek through our region of the Blue Ridge year-round.  Have questions?  We're here to help.  Call us, toll free!  888-233-6111

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