Waterfalls Near Asheville
The terrain surrounding Asheville is scattered with majestic waterfalls accessible by easy trails or scenic roadside overlooks along Blue Ridge Parkway. The contrast of tumbling waters, towering rocks, deep gorgeous, and vibrant fall foliage reflecting on the water is unmatched. Skinny Dip Falls, Moore Cove Falls, and Looking Glass Falls are nestled in the Pisgah National Forest, Soco Falls in the Maggie Valley, and the famous Hickory Nut Falls in Chimney Rock State Park, all an easy driving distance from Asheville.
An hour drive north along Blue Ridge Parkway and you’re in The Grand Canyon of North Carolina where the Linville Falls plunges into the scenic Linville Gorge, one of the most popular waterfalls on Blue Ridge Parkway and a spectacular sighting during the fall months