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Craggy Gardens in Asheville NC

Craggy Gardens

Craggy Gardens in Asheville NC

Craggy Gardens

Blue Ridge Parkway
Milepost 384
Asheville, NC  28803
 
 
Reviews: TripAdvisor
 

Craggy Gardens is about 20 miles north of Asheville on the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 364.4. Craggy Gardens is a great place for a picnic and hiking. It has gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

One of the favorite hikes for visits at Craggy Gardens is Craggy Pinnacle Trail. It is a 1.5 mile round trip hike to the top for some beautiful panoramic views. In the early summer Craggy Gardens has beautiful rhododendron in bloom in purple and pink. If hiking on the Craggy Pinnacle you will be lead through a tunnel of rhododendron to the summit which offers 360 degree view.

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Asheville Botanical Gardens

151 W T Weaver Blvd
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 252-5190

Website:  Asheville Botanical Gardens
Reviews:  TripAdvisor        Yelp

Garden Hours:  Open every day of the year during daylight hours

Note: Pets, radios, and sports equipment are not allowed in the gardens.  This is to help preserve the serenity for all visitors.

Botanical Gardens of Asheville represents over 600 species that are native to the Southern Appalachians. The Gardens also have over 50 species that are considered uncommon, rare or endangered on a regional, state or federal level.

April through May is peak for spring blooms throughout much of the Gardens. Mid-summer through early fall is the second bloom peak.