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Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour provided by Asheville Hiking Tours

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Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour
Guests bring or purchase their own waters and snacks (you can do this at the meeting location, Sycamore Cycles). Guests safely follow the guide’s vehicle to trails, so must have own transportation. Bring cloth face coverings for indoor restrooms. This is a small group tour.
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Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Featured in Southern Living Magazine and MSN News, discover the authentic beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway with a naturalist guide to show you the best vistas, photo spots, and waterfalls that make Asheville famous. This intimate, small-group tour makes it easy to get to know your experienced, expert guide and learn more about the region. -Learn about the area’s history, plants, and wildlife from your naturalist guide -Visit famous waterfalls and ones that most tourists miss -See the best of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s many, expansive views
Important Information
Departure Point
Sycamore Cycles, 112 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, USA
Duration
4h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hiking Poles
  • Ponchos
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks and water (which you can purchase at beginning of your tour)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tom wrote a review Feb 2021
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My wife and I signed up for a semi-private waterfall tour. I was worried it would be canceled as we were the only people signed up. No. Paul took just the two of us out. It was awesome. Paul is incredibly knowledgeable about the trees, plants and history of the area. He
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Vince G wrote a review Feb 2021
Kenner, United States4 contributions
We loved hiking with Abby. She showed us all the popular falls, and even a hidden one. The hikes were easy and enjoyable
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Paul P wrote a review Feb 2021
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My wife and I had an amazing time on the tour with Paul as our tour guide on the waterfall excursion! If you like to hike and see some natural beauty, this is the place to go! I had signed up for the Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Tour in which was not that difficult in
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Schyler M wrote a review Jan 2021
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10/10! Abby was excellent! She took us to several places that we never would have found ourself. She's so knowledgeable about the plants, trees and history of the forest.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Jennifer G, Owner at Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour
Responded 18 Jan 2021
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, Schyler! We are glad you enjoyed the beauty of the winter forest, as well as the information of our Blue Ridge Mountains! Until next time-Asheville Hiking Tours
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Ronda M wrote a review Jan 2021
Charlotte, North Carolina1 contribution
We had and amazing tour today and got to experience four waterfalls. Abby was out tour guide and she was just amazing. She was very informative and shared so much information was we really appreciated! I would highly recommend this tour if you're in the area and enjoy
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Jennifer G, Owner at Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour
Responded 18 Jan 2021
Thank you for this wonderful review of our company and guide, Abby. She was happy to take you all out so that you were able to capture those beautiful pictures. She also appreciated all of the information you gave her about visiting Georgia! Come back and join us on another adventure at Asheville Hiking Tours.!
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Little_Traveler34
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Best Birthday Hike Ever!
My husband and I traveled to Asheville to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and both of our birthdays. We wanted t
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stacatx
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Wonderful hike...Randy was the BEST!!
Great hike, beautiful waterfall but best part was our guide....Randy. Super knowledgeable and so friendly. Highly r
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F7838PQlukef
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Amazing hike ! Ask for Randy.
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our first hike together with Randy as our guide ! He was very knowledgeable and wa
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W5037JFbrianr
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Just right!!
Amazing experience!! It was our first time in NC and the hiking was just right, not that extreme and a good walking
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637janicew
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Chasing Waterfalls
Our guide, Mike, was very knowledgeable as he led our group of 7 on a tour of the waterfalls pointing out foliage,
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700sashaj
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Amazing
Aaron was extremely professional, timely and informative. This was our first hike ever and it was amazing. Aaron pr
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JakeSch84
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Great hiking experience!
We did a private, custom hike with a guide and it was amazing. The guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the lo
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Cathy M
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Great hiking
We were part of the Asheville Hiking tours in 2019. It was a great and beautiful tour. My friend and I did a privat
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rmarc1al2
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Can’t wait for the next one!
It was my birthday and I was in town alone, so I didn’t want to hike solo... plus, it was my FIRST EVER hike! Could
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HotelSleuth2020
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Definitely will be back for another tour!!!!
Our favorite part of the tour was seeing the beautiful waterfall at the end and getting to experience the tranquili
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rheannek2019
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Perfect!!
Our tour was perfect! Randy was an amazing guide. So knowledgeable and friendly. The hike was easy, and he went at
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jeffbulson
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A must book guide to explore the outdoors of Asheville!
It was my girlfriend and my first time together out and about in Asheville and she came across this hiking tour and
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KariG572
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Highly recommend!
We booked the 2 hr waterfall tour and loved it! Randy was an amazing guide that was super friendly and knowledgeabl
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chrisinmidtown
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Great hike
Our guide really enjoys what he does and shared information throughout the tour. The office staff also provided gre
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CTgirl66
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Terrific!
We really enjoyed our waterfall hike with Randy. Even before the hike I appreciated the communications from the com
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Key Details
  • Blue Ridge Parkway, Looking Glass Falls, and 3 more
  • Duration: 4h 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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