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The Blowing Rock

Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-7111
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Easy trail walk - beautiful view of the mountains!

Blowing Rock is an outcropping of mountaintop rock near Blowing Rock, North Carolina. There is an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Asheville, North Carolina
North Carolina Getaway from Irma

Do t waste your $7 or $6 if you have a discount. There is literally Nothing to it but a good view... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“photo gallery” (17 reviews)
Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-7111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Blowing Rock is an outcropping of mountaintop rock near Blowing Rock, North Carolina. There is an accompanying legend of an Indian maiden and her lover which has a happy ending. There is a walking trail which provides many photo opportunities as well as a more...More

Thank drmomaa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Do t waste your $7 or $6 if you have a discount. There is literally Nothing to it but a good view and you can get that on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Someone is making a minor goldmine on this tourist trap. It's just not...More

Thank 16pamelal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We happened to go here in a day that a music festival was happening. The views are stunning. Many great photo opportunities.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've seen o so many pictures of this place, had to see it for myself! Great views! Easy access!! Worth the trip coupled with a visit to Grandfather Mountain's swinging bridge!

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Blowing Rock it seems only appropriate to visit the town's namesake. According to Ripley's The Blowing Rock is the only place in the world where it snows upside down. The Blowing Rock is located in a small attraction park featuring the rock,...More

Thank Wil E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery , but too much is made of the "rock". I t must be very disappointing to see it for the first time. They get you by having you enter and exit the gift shop.... Tourist trap!

Thank PonyMan132
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our teenage boys are into photography and this was worth the stop and $$. The location was easy to find and get to. The staff on duty was very informative and answered questions with out hesitation.

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were curious to see what all the hype was about the blowing rock. Well, it wasn't worth the money we paid just to go see a rock. They sure are making money off this deal.

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can get the same views and not pay $7/person at any state park. We got some nice pictures but wasn't worth the money with 2 little kids who don't have the attention span to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank CMcGowan3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The TripAdvisor reviews of this attraction were spot on. You can see these views from other spots for free but the legend and the gardens are worth the few bucks you spend. The kids really enjoyed climbing and posing on and under the rock. Very...More

Thank Banchansky
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