Endless Adventures

Unexpected Beauty at Your Doorstep

The Mountains surrounding Linville Falls Mountain Club and the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area provide unexpected beauty at your doorstep. Formed by the Linville River that begins atop Grandfather Mountain, this wilderness has been untouched since the early 1900s.

In this part of the Blue Ridge National Heritage area, all generations of residents and guests will find something interesting to do. Hiking, climbing, rappelling, studying plants, birds and wildlife, skiing, shopping in unique mountain towns or simply basking in the beauty of this special place, the menu of adventures is an integral part of what makes this area so special. As a vacation hideaway or a fulltime retreat, your extended family will enjoy much more than living in rustic homes; they’ll enjoy endless memories and peaceful times at Linville Falls Mountain Club. Come sit by our fire and lets chat.

The New River offers peaceful canoeing trips while the Watauga River provides whitewater rafting and kayaking. Stop by Roan Mountain State Park and view the largest natural rhododendron garden in bloom.

The spectacular Linville Gorge offers 39 miles of trails and camping for families or the great outdoorsman. Wilson Creek and Lost Cove offer another 25 miles of trails wandering through the deep valleys and gorges of the Pisgah National Forest.

The North Carolina Mountains-to-the-Sea Trail runs through McDowell County and the Great Smoky Mountains. A few minutes away, it traverses through Pisgah National Forest along the Blue Ridge Parkway and over Table Rock within the Linville Gorge.

The spectacular Linville Gorge offers 39 miles of trails and camping for families or the great outdoorsman. Wilson Creek and Lost Cove offer another 25 miles of trails wandering through the deep valleys and gorges of the Pisgah National Forest.

The North Carolina Mountains-to-the-Sea Trail runs through McDowell County and the Great Smoky Mountains. A few minutes away, it traverses through Pisgah National Forest along the Blue Ridge Parkway and over Table Rock within the Linville Gorge.

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Shopping

If you’re in the mood for shopping, you’re just minutes away from a variety of unique stops in the towns and villages around Linville Falls.

The historic downtowns of Marion and Old Fort include bookstores, home and antique shops, art galleries, museums, restaurants, coffee houses and markets full of local flowers and artisan works.

Little Switzerland is a fun way to spend a day, just 15 minutes from Linville Falls off the Blue Ridge Parkway. You’ll find boutiques, children’s shops, a bookstore, arts and crafts, jewelry and more.

Quaint Mountain Towns

Blowing Rock and Banner Elk are clustered together just a few more minutes up Hwy 221. The well-healed storybook villages are perfect for perusing antique stores, restaurants, bookstores, art galleries and gift shops.

Boone is the home of Appalachian State University and a relaxed bohemian culture. Visit the Mast General Store, the Dan’l Boone Inn, or one of the many distinct restaurants and shops.

Quaint Mountian Towns

Blowing Rock and Banner Elk are clustered together just a few more minutes up Hwy 221. The well-healed storybook villages are perfect for perusing antique stores, restaurants, bookstores, art galleries and gift shops.

Boone is the home of Appalachian State University and a relaxed bohemian culture. Visit the Mast General Store, the Dan’l Boone Inn, or one of the many distinct restaurants and shops.

Just under an hour west of Linville Falls on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville is one of the top tourism spots on the east coast. With a community dedicated to arts, culture and the environment, Asheville’s downtown and historic Biltmore Village are a shopper’s paradise. Biltmore Estate features a vineyard and winery with outdoor concert performances.