Area Fun

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Hidden Creek Camping Resort is also surrounded by lots of beautiful and entertaining local attractions, so the fun never ends!  Take a look below of what the area has to offer.

Lake James and Pisgah National Forest

Water enthusiasts beware…you may really like this place. Public boat access, canoe and kayak launch points. Lake James offers up one of the prettiest lakes in the Carolinas, offering stunning views of Table Rock. Lake James is famous for being a filming location of “The Last of the Mohicans” and “The Hunt for the Red October” Approximately 15 minutes from Hidden Creek.

 

Linville Caverns

Experience the wonders that nature created on the “inside of a mountain”. Linville Caverns provides guided tours into Humpback Mountain take visitors along a smooth walkway beside an underground stream. Stalactites, stalagmites, a vast array of mineral colors, the “Bottomless Pool,” and a glimpse of total darkness are all part of this underground trip. Approximately 25 minutes from  Hidden Creek.

 

Linville Gorge

This North Carolina Attraction is touted as “The Grand Canyon of North Carolina” Linville Gorge offers an average depth of 1,400 feet, and is a haven for both the beginner and experienced hiker. Linville Gorge is the home of the Peregrine Falcon, the world’s fastest animal Located off of 221 just minutes off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Approximately 30 minutes from Hidden Creek.

 

Linville Falls

This North Carolina Attraction is definitely worth the visit. Linville Falls is the most photographed waterfall in North Carolina. The falls move in several distinct steps, beginning in a twin set of upper falls, moving down a small gorge, and finally culminating in a high-volume 90-foot drop. Linville Falls has the highest volume of any waterfall on the Northern Edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Approximately 25 minutes from Hidden Creek.

 

Blue Ridge Parkway

This North Carolina Attraction is touted as “The Grand Canyon of North Carolina” Linville Gorge offers an average depth of 1,400 feet, and is a haven for both the beginner and experienced hiker. Linville Gorge is the home of the Peregrine Falcon, the world’s fastest animal Located off of 221 just minutes off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Approximately 30 minutes from Hidden Creek.

 

Orchard Altapass

The Orchard offers up family fun by the bushels! While you tap your toes to our authentic mountain music, get served up fabulous ice cream and famous Orchard fudge, made fresh by Miss Charlotte right in the Orchard shop. Children can watch the entire lifecycle ofMonarch Butterflies at our Butterfly Conservation Center as well as thousands of our busy tree pollinators in the the Orchard beehive. Approximately 40 minutes from Hidden Creek.

 

Chimney Rock Park and Lake Lure

Chimney Rock is the natural fulfillment of your trip to the mountains. Take a deep breath of refreshing mountain air, become invigorated by our hiking trails, and let your cares fade away in the cool mists of Hickory Nut Falls. This is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and spend time with family and friends. The Park, located 25 miles southeast of Asheville, North Carolina, offers the best of the mountains in one place-spectacular 75-mile views, hiking trails for all ages, a 404-foot waterfall, a variety of special events and much more. Approximately 45 minutes from Hidden Creek.

 

Catawba River Greenway and Beanstalk Journey Zip-Lining

Looking for a great place to bike without the worry of unmarked paths and trails? Catawba Greenway is a great destination for any family looking to do biking along the beautiful Catawba River. Offering wide-paved, bike paths along the Catawba, and only 20 minutes from Hidden Creek. Biking not enough to get you razzled? Come play in the sky at Beanstalk Journeys. The perfect blend of zip line tours and rope courses, navigate your way across 15 interconnected islands in the sky, experience the sky like never before. Approximately 20 minutes from Hidden Creek.

 

Grandfather Mountain

Experience vistas a mile above sea level on this North Carolina Attractions legendary Mile High Swinging Bridge. Grandfather Mountain towers 5,946 feet above northwest North Carolina, and offers 360-degree panoramic views of mountain ridge after mountain ridge retreating into the horizon. Nature Trails, Wildlife preserves, this place has it all.

 

Wahoo Adventure Whitewater Rafting

Voted two time outfitter of the year, raft the Watauga in style. Wahoo has consistently offered the highest quality whitewater rafting, canoeing, and tubing available. Located in Boone, NC. Need something a bit slower paced? They offer family rafting trips and lazy river floats as well! Approximately 1 hour away.