Hiking Trails in Little Switzerland

The most amazing scenery, waterfalls, gorges, and landscapes await you and your hiking boots in Little Switzerland!


Crabtree Falls

This popular, short loop descends on a moderate path to a majestic 70' waterfall, which is widely touted as one of the most photogenic in the area.

More details here...

Wiseman's View

Perched nearly 1500 feet above the Linville River, Wiseman's View overlooks the deepest gorge in the eastern US. It looks out over Hawksbill Mountain and Table Rock, and also gives a view of the mysterious "Brown Mountain Lights"

More details here...

Linville Falls

Linville Falls is an absolute must see waterfall. Plan on a full day here if you want to see the waterfall from all the different overlooks that are offered and to really enjoy the area to it's fullest. The 5 trails offered range from easy/moderate to moderate/difficult.

More details here...

Grassy Creek Falls

Grassy Creek Falls is a beautiful waterfall that lies on private property just north of Little Switzerland's downtown area. The trailhead is easy to find. From Little Switzerland simply go under the Blue Ridge Parkway and the driveway is immediately on the right

More details here...





Mile marker 334, Blue Ridge Parkway

Visit the Jewel of the
Blue Ridge Parkway!

McDowell & Mitchell Counties, North Carolina

Close to Asheville, closer to Mother Nature.