As featured in Southern Living Magazine and MSN News, discover the authentic beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway with a naturalist guide to show you the best vistas, photo spots, and waterfalls that make Asheville famous. This intimate, small-group tour makes it easy to get to know your experienced, expert guide and learn more about the region.

-Learn about the area’s history, plants, and wildlife from your naturalist guide -Visit famous waterfalls and ones that most tourists miss -See the best of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s expansive mountain views
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Local guide
✔  Hiking Poles
✔  In-vehicle air conditioning
✔  Ponchos
✖  Gratuities
✖  Lunch
✖  Snacks and water (which you can purchase at beginning of your tour)
National Forest Rd, North Carolina 28768, USA
What To Expect

This tour shows off the BEST waterfalls and views near Asheville in only a half day! Your guide is an expert naturalist, ready to point out fascinating wildlife and plants along the trails. You will end the tour feeling inspired by the scenery and the stories!

Visit both the biggest waterfalls and also “off the beaten path” waterfalls in Pisgah National Forest, home to 250+ waterfalls. We explore the stunning trails of Pisgah National Forest and the iconic Blue Ridge Parkway for a total of 4 1/2 hours.

Once entering the National Forest, you will hike to 2+ waterfalls for a total distance of about 3 miles, taking in stunning Appalachian scenery and even tasting edible plants along the way. Wrap up your tour with endless views of mountain peaks and fertile valleys along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Wear sturdy shoes or boots, and bring an extra layer to wear. Waters and snacks may be purchased at the meeting place at the beginning of your tour.

Additional info
•  Service animals allowed
•  Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
•  Suitable for all physical fitness levels
•  Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Free cancellation
From $99
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
4.75 hours
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Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.