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These recommendations are based on our own experience as locals. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
River park with walking trails and fenced dog park.
470 miles of scenic motorway that travels through Asheville and goes all the way to the Smoky Mountain National Park.
You won't get in trouble for touching the artifacts in this museum. Play away!
Built in 1895 and still America's largest private residence. Encompasses 8,000 acres in the heart of Asheville.
Mellow all-ages destination for live music & innovative Latin cuisine with a roomy outdoor patio.
AKA, the Pirate Bar. Rent a boat or buy a drink. This river oasis is the coolest spot to hang out off the beaten path. Follow the greenway until it dead ends, and you've arrived.
River Park right across the street! The river access point is only 100 yards from the cabins. A perfect put-in or take-out for river-time!
Public whitewater park 12 miles downriver from Wrong Way Campground. Has class I and II runs. Great for beginning kayakers.
River access point 4 miles downriver from Wrong Way Campground. Parking is behind the French Broad Outfitters Outpost.
River Park 2.5 miles downriver from Wrong Way Campground.
River Park 2 miles downriver from Wrong Way Campground.
River Park 2 miles upriver from Wrong Way Campground.
River Park 8.5 miles upriver from Wrong Way Campground.
River Park 14 miles upriver from Wrong Way Campground.
River Park 17 miles upriver from Wrong Way Campground.
MTB trails, hiking, and a killer wooded 18 hole disc golf. The newly added mtb skills park is great for beginners.
A two-hour walk through downtown Asheville and a string of 30 sculptural trail stations to explore the city's quirky and magical past.
2 mile easy to moderate hike with great views.
2 mile moderate hike to a meadow with great views. Bring a picnic!
1.2 mile up and back trail to a pinnacle with 360o views.
3.5 mile moderate hike with waterfalls and blueberry bushes.
1 mile moderate hike to rock outcropping with amazing view.
5.7 mile moderate hike to a large bald rock and beautiful views.
4.8 mile moderate hike right off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
2.6 mile moderate hike to the summit of one of Asheville's tallest peaks.
1.5 mile moderate out and back trail in the little town of Montreat.
6.4 mile difficult hike to an iconic local landmark and popular rock climbing destination.
5.3 mile easy hike through lush forests in the Pisgah National Forest.
1.5 mile moderate hike to the tallest fire tower in WNC.
Check out the views and hikes at the highest peak east of the Mississippi River.
Originally a roller rink in the 50's it is now one of the preeminent music venues in the southeast.
An outdoor event center that has everything from music, to movies, to arts-n-crafts markets.
HOT Chicken and southern soul food, an Asheville classic! Take-out is always a homerun, because everyone loves HOT Chicken.
Tacos, tacos, tacos. Best breakfast tacos in Asheville! Large outdoor seating area around back. Order online to skip the wait. Open all day.
Formerly a NASCAR speedway, Carrier park now sports a velodrome, playground, and numerous other outdoor activities.
West Asheville's OG fine dining spot. Try and grab a seat at the bar if you can't get a table. Contemporary American Cuisine.
Riverfront taco shop on the greenway. Fusion tacos that combine delicious world flavors.
Lovely neighborhood bakery serving delicious naturally leavened breads, decadent pastries, and an espresso bar.
Award winning barbeque, ribs, and scractch made southern sides. The Foundation location is just off the greenway.
Located in the, graffiti'd Foundation, Summit serves great coffee, espresso, and pasteries.
Corn Mill Shoals is the go-to parking lot for Dupont's best MTB trails!
Asheville's backyard trail system. Use Rice Pinnacle for quick trail access. Take the North Boundary fireroad up to Five Points to connect with Ingles Field Gap.
N. Mills River is wedged between Bent Creek and Pisgah. The Trace Ridge trailhead offers quick access to the backcountry. Plan on a longer drive to access this spot.
The Pisgah. Legendary mountain bike hotspot. Park at the Pisgah Ranger Station, and explore the endless backcountry trails. Pisgah always delivers.
Asheville's backyard trail system. Use the Hard Times trailhead for easy access to the Arboretum as well as Lake Powhatan. Good beginner or intermediate trail. Parking is limited.
Asheville's king of biscuits. Big ole cathead biscuits covered in outrageously delicous Southern toppings. There's a line, but you'll be thankful you waited!
New American cuisine located right in the heart of the River Arts District. Celebrate any occasion here. Decadence is their specialty.
Get married, go shopping and have a couple drinks. West Asheville's Rock n' Roll chapel and live music venue.
Locals love this neighborhood BBQ joint. Chopped brisket and pulled pork top our list. Located just on the other side of UNCA.
Wood fired pizza in the River Arts Disctrict. Big salads and pizzas both stacked with local produce, and veggies. Lots of outdoor seating. Family friendly.
All about the hamburger! 21-day dry-aged beef that's griddled to perfection. Enjoy a burger and a pint in the Wedge Foundation Beer Garden. Only one mile from Wrong Way.
If you like Lebanese-inspired Mediterranean food, this is your place. The spices, the shawarma, the mmmm.
A Carribean-inspired restaurant and bar with some of the most creative dishes on Haywood Road.
Where are all of the soccer fans at?! We found your spot.
A throwback video arcade for the kid in all of us!
Asheville's Outdoor Adventure Gear Consignment Store. Your source for quality, affordable outdoor gear, with an ever-changing selection of used and new equipment, apparel, footwear, & accessories.
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