Join a friendly naturalist for a moderate 2.5-mile hike, identifying beautiful wildflowers and iconic Appalachian trees. This is a tour along the MOST SCENIC trail near Asheville! Amazing waterfalls guaranteed. Leashed dogs welcome.
Tour time: Customized tour times, depending on hiking preference. Recommended departure by 9:00 am and return around 1:30 pm.
Pick-up location: Pick-up at your hotel or B&B near downtown Asheville, or a nearby convenient meeting place
Difficulty: Customized tour, from no hiking to a longer summit hike or Appalachian Trail hike
Recommended clothing: Dress in layers for this tour and wear boots or sturdy tennis shoes
What’s provided: Hiking poles, water, organic picnic lunch and a poncho in case of light rain
Tips: Never required but always appreciated!
Call for Large Group Rates or Guided Hop-On Van/Bus Tours
Prefer a customized, all-inclusive experience that provides transportation and private guides? This is the perfect tour for you! Private Tours can range from very easy hikes to more difficult summit hikes, as well as Appalachian Trail hiking tours, multi-stop Waterfall Tours and Blue Ridge Parkway tours. Our guides share with you fascinating stories on the ecology and history of the Appalachians while you sit back and enjoy the scenery, hassle-free. Our optional organic picnic lunch includes vegetarian options, as well as vegan or gluten free alternatives at your request.
Please call us to let us know how you wish to design your private excursion. We strive to make your tour the highlight of your trip to Asheville!
For these tours, we recommend dressing in layers since temperatures vary with elevation and from morning to afternoon.