Simply fantastic views even from the parking lot. Family friendly and an easy hike.
This is a popular place for folks to go and catch a sunrise or sunset. It is a beautiful drive from The Kennedy Hideaway (part of which is on the Blue Ridge Parkway). Take wine, cheese, crackers and your camera. This will be one of the most amazing experiences as you watch the sun rise or set…
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 451.2 Waterrock Knob is a must-stop along the Blue Ridge Parkway. It features the last hiking trail along the Parkway as you travel toward the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This peak (6,292 feet) is the 16th highest mountain in the Eastern United States and the…
The hike to the top isn't for the lighthearted ~ but OMGosh SO worth it. The views are amazing. You can even pet a stuffed bear cub in the exhibit in the parking lot. Sadly it was hit by a car on the parkway....:9
“This is a great spot for a short hike around the bridge trail or an epic hike up to the summit. ”
“One of 3 of our locally owned book shops right in downtown Sylva, this store offers a great used selection and a large "Regional/Local" room.”
“"We pride ourselves on being a unique tea house and bistro nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Sylva, NC. Our mission is simple, to infuse souls with love. Feel the love with a wide variety of organic loose leaf teas and food items, including vegan and vegetarian options. Indulge yourself with a dessert, or relax and unwind with a local craft beer or glass of wine. Most of all, make yourself at home and become part of the Soul Family. "”
“The Judaculla Rock is a soapstone rock with numerous Native American symbols etched throughout. It is deeply associated with the Tsukalu or Judaculla legend of the Cherokee. This rock was carved possible over 1,000 years ago.”