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Year-round access to the Pisgah National Forest, in our unforgettable region of the Blue Ridge Mountains and foothills.

Guided Fun - Thrifty Adventures and The Catawba Angler.    

Float the Catawba River, book a trip with Catawba River Outdoors.

Explore a trail in the Pisgah National Forest! 20+ area waterfall, running, and hiking trails.

Off-road biking trails including Kitsuma Peak/Young's Ridge, Curtis Creek Recreation Area, and Lake James State Park.

Blue Ridge Parkway - Stops at Little Switzerland, the Orchard at Altapass, Crabtree Falls, Linville Falls and a quick segue off the Parkway to explore Linville Caverns.

Gold and gem mining, golf courses, museums and art galleries.

Marion's 3/10 - .3 mile dotted with small breweries, tap rooms, music hall, restaurants, and art!

Old Fort, where you'll experience rushing trout streams, Mountain Gateway Museum, Catawba Falls, Andrews Geyser and Curtis Creek Recreation Area, thousands of acres in old growth U.S. Forest Service land with miles of trails and streams.

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Geneva Hall

Geneva Hall

Geneva Hall is located in "uptown" Little Switzerland at the end of HIgh Ridge Road, beside the Switzerland Inn.  Geneva ...

Mill Creek Village

Mill Creek Village

Mill Creek Village is located in downtown Old Fort, NC and is comprised of the following businesses and attractions.  ...

  • Phone
    828-668-4282
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Miller Building

Former warehouse space, converted to host special events.  Watch for new retail shops, events and more!  

  • Phone
    828-652-3767
Tom Johnson's Camping Center

Tom Johnson's Camping Center

Tom Johnson's Camping Center is more than a campground, it also serves as a performance/event venue.  Located beside ...

  • Phone
    800-225-7802

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