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Address: Boone, NC

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Great views and a challenging run

Very overcast day, so the views were limited. However it did offer an extremely challenging run!! I plan on returning for a clearer day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
Jimmy R
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Thomasville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

First time to Howard Knob, beautiful view of ASU, and Boone. Very picturesque and secluded. I would recommend this outlook

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Thank Ebfreebie
Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the best view of Boone NC you can get. It is very impressive. One person before me said she was disappointed. Well if the highest peak in Boone overlooking ASU, Boone, and 100 miles of mountaintops are not your thing I guess you would be disappointed. Every time I visit Boone this is one of my first stops,... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were rather disappointed after visiting Howard's Knob. We thought maybe there was more to it since it was so small (like a mini park with only 10 parking spaces). After talking with a local Boone resident, she said that's all it is. Literally it's a walk in, then walk back out deal. There is an amazing view of the... More 

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1 Thank Lindsey G
Thomasville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very overcast day, so the views were limited. However it did offer an extremely challenging run!! I plan on returning for a clearer day.

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Thank Jimmy R
Lumberton, North Carolina
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26 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

If you don't have much time available, you can take a quick drive to Howard Knob and take a 10 minute walk to one of the overlooks. Beautiful view of Boone.

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Thank TheBogotano
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

I loved Howard's Knob! Debbie recommended it and I could not have had a better experience. I would definitely recommend you give it a try!

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Oak Ridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great view. Check your breaks before you drive up. Hike out from the parking area for the best view.

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Thank Vtanner
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Howard's Knob does offer one of the best views of all of Boone. There has been some overgrowth of trees over the years that deducts a little from taking the best pictures, but it is still a great view. Be prepared to trek up a mountain and realize this is a very small park. Other than the one great view,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Used to hike when a long time ago while at ASU. We did again last week with wife. the road is still a little steep, but the results are worth the trip. I used to remember the windmill up there, but it is long gone. great trip if you have nothing better to do and want some good excercise

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

The gardens were simple but nice. Not an all day event but great as a filler stop. We went memorial day weekend and there was no one there. Great place for a picnic. Very easy stroll

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