Link copied!

Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.

Asheville, United States
Stay Safe During COVID-19
Click here for more important COVID related information about this experience.


2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

As featured in Southern Living Magazine and MSN News, discover the authentic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a naturalist guide to show you the best vistas, trails and waterfalls that make Asheville famous. On a Covid-safe, family-friendly and even dog-friendly excursion, we will visit the highlights of our National Forests in just a few hours. Food foraging and fascinating stories shared on all our tours!

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Ponchos
  • Hiking Poles
  • Bottled water

What To Expect


Please note: Guests must provide personal transportation. Uber/Lyft is not an option unfortunately!

With a seasoned local and storyteller as your guide, this tour will take you on a lush, woodland trail, featuring a 150-ft cascading waterfall, rock gardens, and early 1900’s ruins—all in 2 hours! Leashed dogs also welcome. Great for older kids who walk at an adult pace, not suitable for younger kids who cannot be carried by adults.

You will meet your guide in Old Fort, NC just 25 minutes

The Location

Where To Go

McDonald's, 548 Bat Cave Rd, Old Fort, NC 28762, USA


Asheville, United States

Return details

Returns to original departure point


Average Rating


5 stars


4 stars


3 stars


2 stars


1 star


Written Reviews (24)

1 of 8

Chris was a Great guide...

JoAnn_B | Nov 2021

Chris was a Great guide and we enjoyed the gusto he shared along the way as we worked towards the falls.

It was me, wife and...

William R | Oct 2021

It was me, wife and 14 year old daughter. We looked for salamanders, spiders and weeds. Found many awesome salamanders and also spiders and little plants. We were with Paul Stafford and he was ubernerdily great with sweet paper 3d topo map, saw

Our guide Randy was wonderful....

kerilyndah | Oct 2021

Our guide Randy was wonderful. He arrived early and was even pointing out wild animals as we made our way to the trail head. He educated us on the floral and fauna of the forest and explained the history of the amazingly beautiful landscape. Of

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Cancellation Policy

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


Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.

From $59.00
Secure Payment

More Experiences In Asheville

Water Sports

Kayak Tour of Lake James

From $128.21 · 4 hours

Walking & Biking Tours

Downtown Asheville Guided Brewery Walking Tour


From $45.00 · 2 to 3 hours

Outdoor Activities

Half-Day Hike with Long Range Views from Asheville


From $87.63 · 5 hours

Tours & Sightseeing

Full-Day Tour With Instruction in Vistas & Waterfall Photography


From $240.00 · 8 hours

Tours & Sightseeing

Half-Day Tour With Instruction in Vistas & Waterfall Photography


From $125.00 · 4 hours

From $59.00