The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail can be visited in any season. It includes sections of walkable pathway, a Commemorative Motor Route, affiliated historic sites and museums, and wayside exhibits. Along the way it passes through four NPS areas, two National Forests, an Army Corps of Engineers Dam & Reservoir, plus several state and county parks. The numerous communities along its four state area encompass stories and history from a variety of eras, allowing visitors to utilize the trail as a pathway to discover the cultural and natural heritage of a unique region of the United States.
Here’s a new way to Find Your Park! On your next visit to the Blowing Rock section of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, try out this app that one of our partners, the Conservation Trust of North Carolina, sponsors. It provides a guided walk along that section of the Trail, with both a cultural history and a natural history channel. Download it free from the App Store and Google Play.
Last updated: May 1, 2019