Linville Falls


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - year-round
  • Hours - Dawn until dusk, weather permitting


  • NC 1238, Kistler Memorial Highway

    Linville Falls,   NC  


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Linville Falls is the most popular waterfall in the Blue Ridge Mountains because of its accessibility to the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is a spectacular three-tiered waterfall plunging into Linville Gorge, the “Grand Canyon of the Southern Appalachians.” Exit Blue Ridge Parkway spur at Milepost 316.3. The Falls Trail distance is 1.6 miles round trip and easy. The Gorge Trail distance is 1.4 miles round trip and strenuous. The Plunge Basin Trail is 1 mile round trip and moderate.

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NC 1238, Kistler Memorial Highway
Linville Falls NC 28647


Latitude: 35° 57' 33.12" / Longitude: -81° 56' 35.16"

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