THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA ARE AN IDEAL OUTDOOR TRAVEL DESTINATION
Outdoor recreation and outdoor adventures are seemingly endless in the Western North Carolina mountains, the outdoor playground of the Southeast. Acclaimed by numerous magazines as a top outdoor adventure destination, visitors enjoy whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, outdoor tours and experiencing the highest mountain peaks in the entire Eastern U.S.
What adventure seekers will find in the Lake Lure area: natural waterslides, rollercoaster-like mountain bike trails, and stunning vistas that will take your breath away faster than a Ferris wheel. Whether you're into extreme sports or soft adventure, the mountains surrounding Asheville offer endless adventures. Outside magazine consistently ranks the Asheville region among its top destinations for outdoor recreation and adventures.
WHERE TO GO?? CANOPY RIDGE FARM IN LAKE LURE
Come soar through the lush green forests of the Blue Ridge Foothills and gain a new perspective for a truly unique and exciting experience in nature. The park is nestled into 120 acres in the beautiful Hickory Nut Gorge, just a stones throw from the eastern shoreline of Lake Lure. Located in North Carolina’s Isothermal Belt region, the pleasant weather conditions combined with the plethora of natural vegetation and sky-scraping tree lines almost mimic the feeling of sailing though a rain forest. The adventure tour lasts about 1 1/2 hours and the lines are each designed with exhilarating features including Zip Zilla which is over 1000 feet long and engineered for speed.