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Top 5 High Country Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Even though the temperatures average in the 70’s during the summers here in the High Country, jumping in the cold mountain water can be hard to resist.  Some waterfalls are an easy walk right off the main road, while some

Crabtree Falls

A scenic hour-and-20-minute drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway from the Boone/Blowing Rock area will provide High Country visitors with a scenic hike to Crabtree Falls.  The journey south to the 340-mile mark provides several bonuses as the rider crosses

Milepost 292-298

Wildflowers You Might Spot From Milepost 292-298 Mayapple – Mar-Apr Serviceberry Sarvis – Mar-May Buttercups – Mar-June Wild Strawberry – Mar-June Crested Dwarf Iris – Apr-May Soloman’s Seal – Apr-May Bloodroot – Apr-May Foam Flower- Apr-Jun Witch Hobbie-Hobblebush- Apr-Jun Flame