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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Hike the best of the Blue Ridge Parkway on this guided day trip to three scenic waterfalls from Asheville. Take in views of the mountains as you tour the classic road in a comfortable van and hear stories about the area’s natural history and culture from your local guide. Watch for blooming laurels and rhododendron as you walk the easy to moderate trails through lush oak and hickory forests. Enjoy light refreshments along the way with plenty of time to relax by the falls before returning to Asheville.
  • Hike along the Blue Ridge Parkway on a tour from Asheville
  • Observe the flora and fauna of North Carolina
  • A maximum of seven hikers makes for a personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Driver/guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off within 3-miles of city center
Drink and snack
Gratuities
A meeting place and time for pickup can be arranged if you are more than 3 miles from city center

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Sweet Pea Hostel, Bon Paul & Sharkeys Hostel, Asheville Hostel & Guest House. We also pick area Bed & Breakfast locations within 3 miles of city center.

We pick up within 3 miles of city center. ***If you are out side that area we will meet at The Asheville Visitor Center ,36 Montford Avenue, Asheville NC 28801.*** ( safe parking)

Departure Time

8:00 AM
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum of 2 people per booking required
  • Maximum of 7 people per tour
  • Not suitable for participants who have had a knee or hip replacement within the last year
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints, or other serious medical conditions
  • Hike is at a comfortable pace for approximately 3.0 miles about 1 1/2 miles per hour for hiking portion of the tour
  • Operates in most weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tumblestone Tours & Transportation LLC

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville.

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  • "Definitely a must if you want to walk in the beautiful outdoors near Asheville" See review
  • "Not too difficult and loved every minute of it, highly recommend." See review

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Highly recommend
Inna_B
, Apr 2021
Absolutely outstanding experience. The tour itself is great, guide made it unforgettable. Very knowledgeable, professional, punctual, friendly, warm, humorous, Keith knows and CARES so much about the nature and history of Ashville - a sheer pleasure to be in presence of someone that knowledgeable!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
I am very glad that you and your son enjoyed the waterfall excursion and it is something you will remember. We are very lucky to live in such a beautiful area and have the opportunity to tramp around the mountains in all seasons. Thank you very much for your kind words and your recommendation!
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Beautiful NC
Heide_G
, Mar 2021
Great experience and our guide Keith genial, very knowledgeable, patient and very friendly. I recommend them.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour and it was great to meet you and your family. Thank you for taking a moment to write a review and your recommendation. We look forward to exploring with you all again in the future.
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Fantastic day trip
Yvonne_L
, Mar 2021
Keith was a fantastic guide - knowledgeable and friendly. The van was very comfortable and all of the waterfalls were beautiful. Even my two teenagers enjoyed themselves!
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
Thank you for your kind words and for joining the waterfall tour. We are fortunate to take out families and small groups to see some beautiful scenery and some beautiful falls. It is nice to get out for a walk in the woods. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and hopefully we will see you again in the future.
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Fantastic trip!
Katherine_M
, Nov 2020
Keith is extremely knowledgeable about the entire area and we really enjoyed the information he shared. He has a great sense of humor and is very interested in making sure hike participants are comfortable and happy. This was a fantastic way to start our Asheville trip. Very highly recommend- worth every penny!!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you for your kind review , it was a lot of fun to meet you both and take you out on the waterfall tour. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to see you again in the future if you are back in the Asheville area.
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Waterfalls and Wonderful Vistas
Michele_F_from_CT
, Oct 2020
We had a wonderful time on this hike! Beautiful views, a knowledgeable and patient guide who geared the adventure around the needs of our (small) group. We left the hike with a better appreciation of the history of the forest and natural beauty of the area. Looking forward to going on more adventures with Keith and Tumblestone Tours👍🏻❗️
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
We are very glad that you had a good time on our half day adventure! There is so much to learn about nature and our area offers a great example of a wide variety of flora, fauna, wildlife and beautiful vistas. We are fortunate. We greatly appreciate you taking the tour and hope our paths cross again
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, Oct 2020
Blue Ridge Waterfalls hike and extensive review of the area was fantastic. Keith was so well adversed knowing the area well. Very informative and caring for his 4 passengers. Also had some snacks and adhered to social distancing, requiring masks and made sure at all times we were cared for. Picked us up on time and made sure we were back to our hotel location always making sure we were OK and did we have any additional questions.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
It was a real pleasure to meet you both and thank you for taking a moment to write a review. It was a fun day with the fall colors popping out.
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Great Waterfall Hike
PTCEV
, Oct 2020
Keith was knowledgeable &passionate about the beautiful natural setting he led us through. Although we are “seniors”, we were able to keep a good pace with his guidance to 3 separate waterfalls
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Fantastic
Lucy_A
, Mar 2020
Amazing tour! Not too difficult and loved every minute of it, highly recommend. Kieth was a very knowledgeable guide.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your comments and your time in writing them. It was good to meet you. We appreciate you taking the waterfall tour and hope to see you again in the future. Stay safe.
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Well worthwhile
Fearless62937986312
, Oct 2019
Keith,our guide, is very knowledgeable and explained much of the history as we drove through the autumn colours of the Parkway. The various waterfalls are spectacular and Keith was very attentive to the various needs of his guests and patient with us..
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BlueRidge Tour & Hike
Melissa B
, Aug 2019
Great tour and hike. Keith is very knowledgeable about the area. We learned a lot and it was entertaining at the same time.
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