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    Blue Ridge

    National Heritage Area North Carolina

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Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

195 Hemphill Knob Road

Asheville, NC 28803

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The New River (photo courtesy of High Country Host)

The oldest river in North America is called the New River. It originates in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is believed to be 320 million years old. It is partially located within the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.