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Hiking Tour of Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls

Highlights
  • Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway with round-trip transport from Asheville
  • Learn the natural history and culture of the area from your guide
  • Visit three scenic waterfalls and enjoy a moderate guided hike
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Hiking Tour of Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls
From US$ 72.00
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8:30am Waterfall TourMost Popular
This Blue Ridge Waterfall Hiking Tour departs at 8:30am . We will see some spectacular scenery and hike approximately 3-miles through a beautiful forest on Blue Ridge Parkway!
US$ 72.00
August 2017
This Blue Ridge Waterfall Hiking Tour departs at 8:30am . We will see some spectacular scenery and hike approximately 3-miles through a beautiful forest on Blue Ridge Parkway!
US$ 72.00
Overview
Enjoy a scenic guided tour of the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway from Asheville without having to worry about driving or directions. Visit three waterfalls and take in the views of the mountain range as you listen to the natural history and culture of the area from your guide. Hike a few easy to moderate trails to explore the fauna of the area, including laurels and rhododendron through oak and hickory forests.
What to Expect

Start your tour with a pickup from your Asheville hotel before heading to Blue Ridge Parkway. This parkway follows some of the oldest mountains in the world, the Appalachian Mountain range, known for its scenic beauty.

Stop at Pisgah National Forest to view the first of three waterfalls while listening to a guide tell stories from the area.

Next, head to a state forest to visit the last two waterfalls before heading out on an easy to moderate hike through some of the oak and hickory forests. This hike is approximately 3.5 miles and comfortable shoes or hiking boots are recommended. Enjoy the falls while nibbling on light refreshments provided by the tour.

At the end of the tour, you are dropped back to your Asheville hotel.

Reviews (158)
1 - 5 of 120 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome tour

We went on this tour on a rainy foggy day and had a great time! Not only did we see some awesome waterfalls but we learned a lot about the area while traveling in the van. Our guide was awesome and took some great pictures...More

Thank Jeff H
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for your comments and for meeting us for your tour pick up. It was very nice to meet you both and we appreciate you joining the tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spectacular Scenery

Wonderful way to spend the morning. Keith is a warm and friendly tour guide with knowledge and an obvious love of the area which added to the experience. My husband and I are 65+ and had no problem managing the hike so don't let your...More

Thank Smarkow314
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It was a real pleasure to meet you both and hear about your many travel experiences. Thanks for taking a moment to write a review and for joining us on the tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent Tour of Waterfalls (with caution)

Keith, the owner and sole tour guide for this excursion, was an excellent driver, host, and guide! He related a lot of Asheville history while driving to/from the waterfalls, knew everyone by name, and engaged us in conversation. He provides snacks, and much needed water...More

Thank Mark B
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments about your experience, they are much appreciated. We do walk approximately 3 miles over 2 hours on the hiking portion of the tour. If you are reading this ,you should feel comfortable walking this distance before making a booking. If...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018
A Wonderful and Unique Experience

Kristin combines an incredibly beautiful hike to several waterfalls with a professional photo shoot. The result is a wonderful and fun hike with top-notch portraits in stunning settings. There isn't a better value for your tour dollars and you end up with fabulous photos too!...More

1  Thank beachbumandproud
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you so much for your comments! We are glad you feel as though you enjoyed the tour and felt you got good value. We look forward to seeing you again when you are back in the Asheville area.

Reviewed 24 August 2018
You will not be disappointed!

Wow! I cannot say enough great things about Keith & this tour. This was an amazing half day trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest & DuPont National Forest! Keith was SO knowledgeable about everywhere we visited plus more. He was accommodating &...More

2  Thank AngelaDimos
Keith Y, Owner at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review and your recommendation! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and it was a fun day.

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Michelle M
6 August 2018|
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Response from Keith Y | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. No, we do love dogs, however, not on the tour.
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Denise N Jose F
13 July 2018|
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Response from Mona A | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if the park allows swimming but the tour is not at a location long enough to let people swim. At the last and largest waterfall there is a rest and you could have a very quick get wet.
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Linda M
26 June 2018|
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Response from Mona A | Reviewed this property |
I have to admit I don’t remember the names of the waterfalls. Call Keith he always responds by days end. We stayed to view, take pictures, enjoy the surroundings for 10-15 minutes and moved on. Timing was great for our tour.
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