Linville Gorge

Linville Gorge, called the Grand Canyon of North Carolina by some, is a rugged and remote area just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Linville, NC. There are several trails that descend into the gorge to the Linville River.  It's a truly amazing wilderness area but remember that if you make it to the river, you have to climb back out. The trails are rugged and rarely flat.  See more here and here.

Swimming Hole at the junction of Babel Trail and Linville River.

Top of Linville Falls

Linville Falls

Linvillle Falls up close.

Distance from downtown Greenville: 110 miles.

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