Linville Gorge Wilderness Area


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  • Hours - Visitor Center open April 15- Nov1 9am-5pm


  • Gingercake Rd

    Morganton,   NC   28655

  • Mailing Address -

    110 East Meeting St.

    Morganton,   NC   28655


Carved deep into the Blue Ridge Mountains by the Linville River, The Linville Gorge is one of Eastern America’s most scenic and inviting gorges. For 12 miles the river descends over 2,000 feet frp, Grandfather Mountain to Lake James. Commonly called the Grand Canyon of the East.

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Gingercake Rd
Morganton NC 28655


Latitude: 36° 4' 4.7994" / Longitude: -81° 52' 22.44"

Special Directions:

I-40, exit 105 through downtown Morganton onto Hwy 181, 19 miles to left on Gingercake Rd.

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