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Hiking Tour of Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls

Highlights
  • Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway with round-trip transport from Asheville
  • Learn the natural history and culture of the area from your guide
  • Visit three scenic waterfalls and enjoy a moderate guided hike
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Hiking Tour of Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls
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8:30am Waterfall Tour
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This Blue Ridge Waterfall Hiking Tour departs at 8:30am . We will see some spectacular scenery and hike approximately 3-miles through a beautiful forest on Blue Ridge Parkway!
From US$75.00
August 2017
This Blue Ridge Waterfall Hiking Tour departs at 8:30am . We will see some spectacular scenery and hike approximately 3-miles through a beautiful forest on Blue Ridge Parkway!
From US$72.00
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Overview
Enjoy a scenic guided tour of the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway from Asheville without having to worry about driving or directions. Visit three waterfalls and take in the views of the mountain range as you listen to the natural history and culture of the area from your guide. Hike a few easy to moderate trails to explore the fauna of the area, including laurels and rhododendron through oak and hickory forests.
What to Expect

Start your tour with a pickup from your Asheville hotel before heading to Blue Ridge Parkway. This parkway follows some of the oldest mountains in the world, the Appalachian Mountain range, known for its scenic beauty.

Stop at Pisgah National Forest to view the first of three waterfalls while listening to a guide tell stories from the area.

Next, head to a state forest to visit the last two waterfalls before heading out on an easy to moderate hike through some of the oak and hickory forests. This hike is approximately 3.5 miles and comfortable shoes or hiking boots are recommended. Enjoy the falls while nibbling on light refreshments provided by the tour.

At the end of the tour, you are dropped back to your Asheville hotel.

Reviews (164)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing

We loved the hike and Keith. He was super professional, knowledgeable, and super friendly. We learned a lot, had a nice workout, and just enjoyed the scenery. It was the high light of our visit to Asheville. Would totally book it again for another visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour!

Keith was an excellent guide. He set a comfortable hiking pace and checked in often and ensure we were okay. The views on the hike were absolutely amazing!

Thank LoraMcBride
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

We greatly appreciate your comments and thanks for joining us for this half day excursion. It was good to meet you both and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Quite Rushed

I really did enjoy this tour. Keith was very knowledgeable about the the state parks, and the history/background of Asheville and the mountains. However, the site says that this tour/hike is at a comfortable pace. It is NOT a comfortable pace, the guide was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brysonct93
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Thank you for your comments, they truly are very helpful. The hiking portion of this tour is easy to moderate in terms of difficulty as defined by the State Forest guidelines. ( which is what we advertise). We apologize that you felt rushed. If the...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Wonderful excursion!

This was a great tour with a great tour guide! He was prompt and so knowledgeable of the area. The waterfalls were spectacular! The Blue Ridge Mountains are beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Climber23242
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for your comments! We very much appreciate you joining us for the waterfall hiking tour and for your review!

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Mesmerizing Scenery, Expert Tour Guide

We had perfect weather for our tour. Keith, our tour guide, showed up at our hotel as expected, warmly greeted us, and introduced us to the other couples on the tour. On the way out of town, he provided history of the city and area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SNP995
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

We did have a beautiful day for the tour and lots of water coming over the falls. Thank you for taking a moment to write such a nice review. We appreciate it!

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Kneisscrew
19 October 2018|
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Response from Keith Y | Property representative |
Yes, We will be running in March, however, we have not set up availability yet. Will do so next month. Temperatures range between 30' F - 60' F
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A3571BOmichellem
6 August 2018|
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Response from Keith Y | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. No, we do love dogs, however, not on the tour.
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Denise N Jose F
14 July 2018|
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Response from Mona A | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if the park allows swimming but the tour is not at a location long enough to let people swim. At the last and largest waterfall there is a rest and you could have a very quick get wet.
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