Kids in Parks: Educational Trails in the Blue RidgeKids in Parks is a growing network of trails with free activity guides for children and families. Together, you& 39;ll engage with the outdoors by identifying trees and birds, viewing the forest from the perspective of animals and searching for natural features.
Upper Creek Falls is a beautiful setting with multiple cascades and a swimming hole complete with a rope swing for diving! It& 39;s located in the North Carolina mountains in Pisgah National Forest along NC Highway 181 (near the small community of Jonas Ridge, about 13.5 miles north of Morganton) and about 5.
Beautiful Lake Junaluska offers a variety of lakeside houses, apartments and cottages at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains. 90 rentals, $50-$350/night. Many lake amenities.These rentals are near Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Cherokee and Asheville. Some pet-friendly. See our Lake Junaluska Guide for many things to do.
The Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary is a wonderful wildlife oasis in the very busy north Asheville area. It is a great spot for a evening walk or morning birding expedition. Walk a 3/8-mile boardwalk through a wetland area and by the lake, complete with sitting areas along the way to soak up the views and watch birds.
2020 EVENT CANCELEDJune 6, 2020The Liver Mush Festival celebrates the local favorite food and its heritage in western North Carolina. It is held 5-9 PM in downtown Marion, just 35 miles from Asheville. It& 39;s one of our Top Summer Festivals & Events. We loved our visit and took these photos.The event includes a free liver mush sandwich to the first 1,500 people in line from the generous folks at Hunter& 39;s, maker of the local favorite.
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