Outdoor Adventures

Hiking & Biking Trails




The NC Arboretum                  10 miles of beautiful      

1.9 Miles from ARC                  Hiking & Biking Trails

                                                 Ranging from easy to



Colliers Cove                           Biking not allowed, but

Nature Preserve                     29 acres of hillside with

5.6 miles from ARC                2 Miles of steep trails and

                                               Views of the Butler Mtn.  



Shut-in Trail                          Access off the Blue Ridge                                                             

4.3 Miles from ARC              Parkway, this historic trail

                                             Is moderate to rough.

                                              Access all along the BRP.

For a complete list, check https://www.hikewnc.info/besthikes/

Looking Glass Falls

26 Miles from ARC




Catawba Falls

35 Miles from ARC



High Falls

27 Miles from ARC



For a complete list

Of 60 Waterfalls

Near Asheville

A 60-foot tall fall with viewing
areas for photo ops. Swimming
is allowed and Ohhh so nice.


A massive 100 Foot waterfall with a great 1.5 mile hike from parking area to the falls.


150 Foot Waterfall

Hike or bike slightly more than

2 mile to get to the falls and see

Triple falls along the way.