Framed by the Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest, The Blue Ridge Travelers’ towns include Little Switzerland, Linville Falls, Lake James, Marion and Old Fort. Adventure enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation as they explore the pristine wilderness areas, trout streams, miles of hiking, waterfall and mountain biking trails, and spectacular Lake James with 6,812 acres and over 150 miles of shoreline. Lake James is home to two state parks with a swimming beach, canoe/kayak rentals, hiking and mountain bike trails.
McDowell County Visitors Center
91 South Catawba Avenue, Old Fort, NC || 888-233-6111