Climb to a rock outcropping high on the mountain or visit a 1890s farm where settlers scratched out a living in the rocky soil.
Relax by the river with a walk and a picnic.
Hike to the summit of Sharp Top Mountain or end your day with a stay at Peaks of Otter Lodge.
Venture into the backcountry in this rugged part of the Parkway.
Have a picnic and watch a cultural demonstration at this old-fashioned, working mill.
Dance and sing along during music events or learn about the history of music in the Appalachians.
Step back in time with a tour of an historic cabin or stretch your legs on nearby trails.
Explore historic Flat Top Manor and wander old carriage trails at Moses Cone's estate.
Rent a canoe to glide on Price Lake or hike and picnic around it.
Drive along the Linn Cove Viaduct or take a hike to see the area from a new perspective.
Take a hike to rushing waterfalls and stop to smell the native wildflowers along the way.
Discover the minerals that make mountains and chat with a ranger.
Spend a night under the stars and listen for the waterfall nearby.
Hike to see wildflowers, fall leaves, and panoramic views.
Watch the artisans at work and tour a modern folk art gallery.
Chat with a ranger to plan your trip and watch the Parkway's orientation film.
Reach new heights in the high country and catch a bite to eat at Mt. Pisgah Inn's restaurant.
Take in a sunrise or sunset at the parkway’s highest visitor center.
Last updated: February 6, 2017
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