A Place Unlike Any Other on Earth.
The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is a place unlike any other on Earth, where ancient landscapes enchant the eye and age-old traditions warm the heart. The distinctive landscape of the North Carolina mountains and foothills combined with the region’s living traditions of craft, music, agriculture and Cherokee heritage create a wealth of natural and cultural treasures unmatched in our country.Read More
Did You Know?
Whitewater rafting was pioneered on the Nantahala River, in the North Carolina mountains- within the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. The Nantahala is now the most popular whitewater river in the Southeast.