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Urban Trail

Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-259-5498
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Fun way to spend the day

I enjoyed the scavenger hunt of the thirty statues/plaques and it helped give me a great overview... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
fcrane35
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Troy, Michigan
Follow Your Nose, Not the Map

The Urban Trail is where you'll enjoy 30 bronze sculptures - each with a plaque offering background... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David R
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Tacoma, Washington
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Learn about Asheville's architecture and historic past on this unique 1.7-mile walking tour, which includes delightful sculptures along the way, including Thomas Wolfe's size 13 bronzed shoes. Tour leaders or audiotapes are available to guide you.
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Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801
Downtown Asheville
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed the scavenger hunt of the thirty statues/plaques and it helped give me a great overview of the city

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Urban Trail is where you'll enjoy 30 bronze sculptures - each with a plaque offering background as to each artistic delight's meaning/history. Word of advice: rather than use a downloaded map of the UT, just walk around downtown Asheville. You'll see these wonderful pieces...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The city has invested a lot of time and money on this project. It's free and fun to do! The lack of street signage can make it challenging along the way.

Thank philb481
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to Asheville and decided on this versus a scavenger hunt to keep it self paced and low key. Visitor's center was busy but found the map and went on our way since I didn't print it at home...which is an option. As long...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It was nice to learn more about Asheville. We had been before, but this helped us see Asheville in a new light.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Got the newest paper map at the Visitor Center but found it so impossible to use, we just finally gave up. We didn't even make it half way through. This is a great concept and a lot of money has been invested in the corresponding...More

1  Thank Vagabond2be
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Even though we missed a few of the objects, we saw a great deal of the city and found most of the sculpture very interesting.The map needs to be better because not being to scale makes it difficult. Usually if you cannot find something, keep...More

Thank maapar
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We forgot our map and downloaded the on line version. We walked around a bit but had a hard time finding the art and gave up after awhile. Oh well. We enjoyed our stroll through the relatively small downtown anyway.

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We downloaded the map and off we went. The map is not to scale and is very hard to follow but by the time we had only a few items left to find, we had the hang of it. Great way to see downtown and...More

Thank Duckygirl2012
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Great way to see city at your own pace. See as much as little as you want., that's the beauty of it. We enjoyed our walk.

Thank Rodd N
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