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Asheville, NC Hiking Tours

Discover the hidden gems of Pisgah National Forest and the best waterfalls near Asheville.

Asheville, NC Hiking Tours

Discover the hidden gems of Pisgah National Forest and the best waterfalls near Asheville.

Asheville, NC Hiking Tours

Discover the hidden gems of Pisgah National Forest and the best waterfalls near Asheville.

Ranked #1 Outdoor Activity in Asheville on TripAdvisor!

Find out why our Guides are the Best in the Industry!

Why Book With Asheville Hiking Tours?

Let the locals guide you to our favorite “secret spots” on our Blue Ridge Parkway Tour or customize your experience with a Private Asheville Tour. Home to 250+ waterfalls and miles of hiking trails, our protected forests are an incredible retreat from the city. Our tours provide a unique blend of storytelling, sightseeing and nature discovery! We visit historical sights and the best waterfalls near Asheville, and even enjoy wild food foraging on all of our tours. Our aim to provide a soul-nurturing experience on the best hikes near Asheville is the reason why our guests return to experience these mountains with us, again and again!

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TripAdvisor ranks Asheville Hiking Tours among the Top Tour Companies in Asheville!

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2-hr Amazing Waterfall Tour

What a wonderful tour with Randy to Catawba Falls! He was that perfect combination of friendly and professional. And he was extremely knowledgeable about the area. Beautiful scenery along the way made for a relaxing and enjoyable excursion. This tour was the perfect length, and far exceeded our expectations. I heartily recommend Asheville Hiking Tours. We'll be sure to look you up again the next time we're in the area for another outdoor adventure.

– msjenn, TripAdvisor
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Excellent Experience!

This was an excellent tour! Our tour guide Amanda was great! She was knowledgeable of the plants found along the trail and gave us useful information about how they can be used. She also made sure that we moved at a comfortable pace, which was very reassuring for my mom, and gave us lots of fun facts and stories about the area we were exploring. I would recommend this tour for anyone wanting to explore waterfalls in Asheville with a knowledgeable guide.

– Crystal B., TripAdvisor
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Simply Amazing

The 4.5 tour with Jennifer was in a word: spectacular. We saw a multitude of views, saw impressive waterfalls, and learned a bit about how the area developed millions of years ago. Jennifer was friendly, took great care of the group, and focused on ensuring we had a successful tour. I would highly recommend Jennifer’s company to anyone who spends time in Asheville.

– Lesle A., TripAdvisor
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Beautiful, Relaxing, and Informative Tour

My husband and I attended the Guided waterfall hike and we had Randy as our guide. He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and trusting. This was our first hike and first trip to NC. The beauty was astounding and the hike was comfortable. When, not if, we go back we will definitely do this hike again, and sign up for the other tours the company offers. We trust this company and their services.

– H J, TripAdvisor
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A Ten

Four of us did a private hike with Paul. He was better than the google machine. There was not a plant, or bird, or rock formation that we passed that he did not fully explain. Not only did he explain the natural world but he also was well versed in the history of the region. His stories made the mountains and their inhabitants come to life. I can’t recommend this company and this guide enough. And I can’t wait to return for more hikes with Paul.

– Z5548RLindham, TripAdvisor
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Great Tour! Great Guide!

We are very happy with our guided tour! Our guide was fantastic! Paul was very knowledgeable and fun to be with. We learned much about the local plants, animals, and geology. We highly recommend one of these tours if you are interested in great views with some interesting background info. Thank you for a great Saturday morning in the Blue Ridge.

– Max S., TripAdvisor
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WORTH EVERY PENNY!

We chose this tour since we only had 2 days in Asheville. Chris made it so enjoyable, made sure we got the best views and have us great recommendations for after the tour! I highly recommend this tour for a nice morning adventure!

– Sandra, TripAdvisor
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Awesome experience, Great Tour Guide

Mike was great! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about guiding us through our hike! The sceneries were beautiful! Definitely recommend anyone traveling through Asheville to consider one of these hiking tours. Mike was a great tour guide! Will definitely bring other family members to experience this tour.

– Raquel M., TripAdvisor
A Magical Forest Bath!

A guided forest hike is a must do! Asheville Hiking Tours ensures that you get the best out of the experience. Friendly and communicative. About our guide, Paul - the magical, mystical forest man that naps by his favorite waterfall, lives for the birds and the Hemlocks, and shares his amazing knowledge with kindness and humility. When someone is THAT inspired by their occupation, it’s their sole purpose. You question your own thoughts, motivations and inspirations. You also think about your own impact on the planet and what you can do differently in your own way. Inspired!

– Roaming_Omar, TripAdvisor
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EXCELLENT Waterfall Hike!

We signed up for the Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Tour but due to cloud coverage we were only able to hike to the waterfalls which was the perfect way to spend an overcast day. Our guide Mary-Kait was excellent! She had incredible energy and spoke expertly about everything without missing a beat. She even helped us taste some of the local plants on the trails and we all survived! I HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend booking a tour through Asheville Hiking Tours -- and ask for MK if you can!

– -Nancy K., TripAdvisor

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