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The segment of the Blue Ridge Parkway NC that runs through Asheville and the surrounding communities is one of the most scenic drives in the country! Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville you can visit nearby stops like Mt. Mitchell, Craggy Gardens, the Folk Art Center home of the Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Mt. Pisgah, Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure NC, and hundreds of wonderful Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking trails. Also, places like Cold Mountain overlook, the infamous setting for the award winning book and motion picture, are nearby. Learn more about Rutledge Lake Blue Ridge Parkway Campgrounds, a place where the amenities, location, and rates simply cannot be beat.

Want to enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding peaks and valleys? Enjoy Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking near Craggy Gardens on the Craggy Gardens Trail at milepost 364.4; a Blue Ridge Parkway Hike which leads to a breathtaking bald mountain filled with blooming rhododendrons if you choose to visit in the summer. Graveyard Fields is another spot found along the Blue Ridge Parkway NC near Asheville that is quite popular with visitors. This gentle, easy four mile hike leads to a highland valley and a beautiful field of wildflowers that seems to never end. Along the way hikers can see two great Western North Carolina Waterfalls, breathtaking Waterfalls on Blue Ridge Parkway - Upper Falls and Second Falls and the views from the meadow are wonderful. This remote area is located at milepost 418.8. Stop at the Folk Art Center at milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway NC to shop for gifts and unique handmade items, or explore and photograph the views from atop Chimney Rock NC at Chimney Rock State Park located at milepost 384. Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway is very rewarding and there are numerous overlooks, high meadows and scenic regions to stop at along the way. Be sure to bring along your camera! Learn more about Blue Ridge Parkway Hikes in the information on NC Hiking.

Rutledge Lake Blue Ridge Parkway Campgrounds are located right near Asheville NC and these infamous stops along the Blue Ridge Parkway NC. When you stay at the Rutledge Lake Asheville NC Campgrounds, you can enjoy the very best in Camping North Carolina. Offering the best sites, RV hookups and affordable rates, you can enjoy Blue Ridge Parkway Camping right in the heart of the Blue Ridge and nearby to all of the great Asheville NC Attractions. Visit places like Chimney Rock State Park, WNC Agricultural Center NC, the Biltmore Estate and Gardens, and enjoy outdoor activities like Gem Mining in Western NC, Western North Carolina Fishing, NC White Water Rafting, Horseback Riding Trails North Carolina and so much more. Raft, canoe, hike, rock climb, mountain bike, and explore all that the Blue Ridge Parkway NC has to offer!
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