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Blue Heron Whitewater

Choose your perfect trip on the French Broad River. Located between Marshall and Hot Springs, NC just 25 minutes from Asheville and 45 minutes from Chimney Rock.

PO Box 516
Marshall , NC 28753

Drive Time: 30-60 min.
Phone: (888) 426-7238
E-mail: info@blueheronwhitewater.com
Web: http://www.blueheronwhitewater.com

Canopy Ridge Farm

Zip Line Park, Tube & Kayak Center

Step into adventure... soar through the trees, gain a new perspective and have a truly unique, exciting experience in nature. The 40-acre zip line park consists of 6 zip lines that are each designed with exhilarating features, including Zip Zilla which is close to 1000 feet long and engineered for speed. Great fun for all ages!

7115 Hwy 64/74A
Lake Lure , NC 28746

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (828) 625-4500
E-mail: info@canopyridgefarm.com
Web: http://www.canopyridgefarm.com

Cedar Creek Stables

Cedar Creek Stables offers trail rides from 1 to 1-1/2 or 2 hrs in length and are safe for all riders ages 6 and up and all riding skill levels from beginner level to expert. All of our rides have creek walks and go through the mountains. We also offer pony rides for children under 6, fishing, picnicking and gem mining.

542 Cedar Creek Rd.
Lake Lure , NC 28746

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (828) 625-2811
E-mail: hakbarnman@aol.com
Web: http://www.cedarcreekstables.com/

Creasman Farms

Grab your pick sacks, bring the kids and enjoy a day at the farm! You can come pick your own apples from July through November. We also have pumpkins, gourds, and beans for picking. Kids love visiting all the animals we have on the farm! We have geese, ducks, and goats.

280 Bent Arrow Lane
Hendersonville , NC 28792

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (828) 685-7728
E-mail: creasmanfarms@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.creasmanfarms.com

Etowah Valley Country Club Inn

PO Box 2150
Hendersonville , NC 28793

Drive Time: 30-60 min.
Phone: (800) 451-8174
E-mail: evcc@etowahvalley.com
Web: http://www.etowahvalley.com

Fox Mountain Guides

Fox Mountain Guides is the Southeastís only Climbing School to gain Accreditation from the American Mountain Guides Association and the only guide service allowed to lead climbs within Chimney Rock Park.

843 Ecusta Rd
Brevard , NC 28712

Phone: (888) 284-8433
E-mail: info@foxmountainguides.com
Web: http://www.foxmountainguides.com/

Grandadís Apples Ní Such

Come spend your day picking, walking, enjoying good food and atmosphere. Pick your own or we will have it picked for you. We gladly let you mix and match your varieties. Inside our barn you can find delicious apple pies, carmel apples, fresh cider (made here), local honey, local canned goods, such as apple butter, chow chow, etc., local crafts and fall merchandise. We also grow other things like pumpkins and mountain cabbage.

Open every day, August through mid- November.

2951 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville , NC 28792

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (828) 685-1685
E-mail: info@grandadsapples.com
Web: http://www.grandadsapples.com/

Hickory Nut Gap Farm

A 5th generation family farm with a farm store offering grassfed beef, pasture raised pork, local goods and crafts. Visit year around and in Sept and Oct for additional fall activities such as animals to visit, corn maze, pumpkin patch, trike track, corn box, culvert slides and more!

57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview , NC 28730

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (828) 628-1027
Web: http://www.hickorynutgapfarm.com

Huck Finn Rafting Adventures

Come experience the power and beauty of the historic French Broad River in Hot Springs, North Carolina. We are a family owned and operated business with over 25 years' experience. Our most important trip is yours.

P. O. Box 336
Hot Springs , NC 28743

Drive Time: 60-90 min.
Phone: (877) 520-4658
E-mail: hfra2005@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.huckfinnrafting.com

Lake Lure Adventure Company

We offer watersking, wake boarding, wake surfing, boat Rentals, picnics and fishing.

Let our knowledgeable and USA Waterski certified staff take you and your family on a memorable ski trip. We are trained to get those first time skiers up as well as give instruction more experienced skiers.

Our luxurious Pontoon boats are perfect for cruising the lake, swimming, fishing or taking in the scenery. All rentals come equipped with floats and a cooler. We offer delicious picnic lunches! Hourly and half-day rates available.

Reservations are suggested to ensure availability. See you soon for some fun in the sun!

470 Memorial Highway
Lake Lure , NC 28746

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (828) 625-8066
Web: http://lakelureadventurecompany.com

Lake Lure Tours

Hidden away among the towering Blue Ridge peaks is a sparkling jewel--Lake Lure, North Carolina. And, it’s waiting for you to discover. See the area from a whole new perspective as you tour the lake on a guided pontoon boat ride.

2930 Memorial Highway
Lake Lure , NC 28746

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (877) 386-4255
E-mail: skipper@lakelure.com
Web: http://www.lakelure.com/

Lost Colony Cabin & Little Creek Stables

Overnight lodging in a very rustic cabin and horse boarding in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Drift back in time and forget the "high speed access" of everyday life. Bring your horses and ride the 15 miles of trails. This private setting on 35 acres has a pond out the back door and adjoins Chimney Rock Park. Mountain views and creeks through out property. You get the whole place to yourself. **This cabin needs 4 wheel drive or ride your horse in. Little Creek Stable is 2.5 mile from the cabin. Negative Coggins required.**

Physical location of cabin is
Chimney Rock , NC

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (828) 625-1900
E-mail: pm@carolinaproperties.com
Web: http://www.carolinaproperties.com/bin/web/real_estate/AR68118/RENTALS/

Nantahala Outdoor Center

The Original Whitewater Outfitter
† Founded in 1972, NOC has earned an international reputation for the quality of our programs. We invite you to enjoy some of the many activities and services we offer at our Main Campus on the Nantahala and five other Southeastern rivers. We offer whitewater rafting, paddling instruction, an outfitter store and mail order, restaurants, lake paddling, mountain biking and so much more. Our number one goal is to provide you and your family with an exceptional outdoor experience, so you can enjoy your time together in the outdoors.

13077 Hwy 19 West
Bryson City , NC 28713

Drive Time: 90+ min.
Phone: (800) 232-7238
Web: http://www.noc.com/


Everything you want to know about fun in the great outdoors of North Carolina in one convenient place!

Web: http://www.ncoutdoors.com

Riverside Riding Stables

Offers guided trail rides, and 2 hour river rides, where you can swim with your horse. Year-round vacation fun in the Western North Carolina mountains.

Freemantown Road
Lake Lure , NC 28746

Drive Time: < 30 min.
Phone: (866) 206-0235
E-mail: rick@riversideridingstables.com
Web: http://www.riversideridingstables.com/

Sunset Farm Cabins

If you are looking at visiting the Smoky Mountains or doing any activities in the mountains of Western North Carolina than please visit Sunset Farm Cabins. We offer 6 one and two bedroom mountain rental cabins near Cherokee and Bryson City at affordable rates. All cabins are fully equipped so all you need to provide are your personal items. Onsite amenities include hot-tubs, direct tv, wireless internet, horseshoes, badminton, a huge fire-pit, covered patios, bbq grills and more to make your vacation comfortable and convenient. We are pet friendly! Visit our website for online reservations.

68 Vacation Dr.
Whittier , NC 28789

Drive Time: 90+ min.
Phone: (828) 497-2200
E-mail: info@sunsetfarmcabins.com
Web: http://www.SunsetFarmCabins.com

Ventures, Inc.

Ventures, Inc., Birding and Natural History Tours led by Chimney Rock Park\'s Ornithologist, Simon Thompson. Offers a wide range of popular day and weekend trips throughout the Carolinas, with a unique blend of birds, butterflies and wildflowers. we Also offers a wide range of tours both within the United States and many other countries. (828) 859-0382

PO Box 1095†
Skyland , NC 28776

Phone: (828) 253-4247
E-mail: travel@birdventures.com
Web: http://www.birdventures.com/

Wildwater Rafting

Wildwater Ltd. is widely recognized as one of the finest whitewater rafting outfitters in the country.† For 30 years, our attention to detail has made us a leader in the outdoor adventure industry.

P.O. Box 309†
Long Creek , SC 29658

Drive Time: 90+ min.
Phone: (800) 451-9972
E-mail: wwltd@carol.net
Web: http://www.wildwaterrafting.com/

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