Blue Ridge travelers may visit the information center in Mill Creek Village, downtown Old Fort. Find information on our spectacular region of the Blue Ridge Mountains including Little Switzerland, Linville Falls, Marion, Lake James and Old Fort, plus the Blue Ridge Parkway. A recently installed electric vehicle charging station is located in the parking lot and available to visitors.

Visit North Carolina's only public caverns at Linville Caverns, plus there's Lake James State Park, Linville Falls Golf Club and Marion Lake Club, follow the Blue Ridge Traveler's Wine Trail, visit pick-your-own farms and farmers' markets, arts, crafts, museums, gold and gem mines, and historic sites. We have more than 67,000 acres of protected forest with hiking, biking and waterfall trails!

Call to request our free visitor guide. The Visitor Center is open Monday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm.

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