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Recreation in Asheville, North Carolina


  • Black Bear Adventures Bicycle Tour
    843-886-9365, Black Bear Adventures offers a vast selection of cycle tours including half day and multi-day trips in such areas as the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Low Country.  more info


  • Asheville Municipal Golf Course
    226 Fairway Drive, Asheville, NC 28805
    828-298-1867, One of the oldest golf courses in Western North Carolina, this challenging 18 hole golf course opened in 1927 and was designed by Hall of Fame Golf Architect, Donald... more info  map

  • Black Mountain Golf Club
    18 Ross Drive, Black Mountain, NC 28711
    828-669-2710, Nestled at the foot of the scenic Black Mountain Range, this championship municipal 18 hole golf course is an enjoyable experience for golfers of all skill levels. A... more info  map

  • Etowah Valley Country Club & Golf
    450 Brickyard Road, Asheville, NC 28729
    828-891-7022, 800-451-8174, One of the top 50 golf destinations in the world, this championship golf course features three nine hole courses that allow you to play a variety of 18 hole... more info  map

  • Grove Park Inn Golf Course
    290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804
    800-438-5800, Have some fun playing a round of golf at Grove Park Inn. more info

  • Mount Mitchell Golf Club
    7590 Highway 80 South, Asheville, NC 28714
    828-675-5454, This challenging 18 hole golf course is in a valley at an elevation of 3,000 feet below the peak of Mount Mitchell and has a pristine river that flows through it. A... more info

  • Northwoods Golf Club
    70 Old Beaverdam Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28804
    828-253-1659, Executive nine hole golf course with mountain views that is uniquely challenging due to the outstanding design by Karl Litten. A lighted driving range, an acre of... more info  map

  • Reems Creek Golf Club
    36 Pink Fox Cove Road, Asheville, NC 28787
    828-645-4393, One of the best 18 hole golf courses in Western North Carolina, this course has a Scottish Highland look and features beautifully manicured bent grass tees, fairways,... more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • Appalachian National Scenic Trail
    160 A Zillicoa, Asheville, NC 28805
    828-254-3708, This famous and naturally beautiful 2,167-mile wilderness trail begins in Georgia and runs the length of the Appalachian Mountain ridge lines to end in Maine. The trail... more info  map

  • Climbmax Climbing Center
    43 Wall Street, Asheville, NC 28805
    Downtown Asheville
    828-252-9996, This full service climbing facility offers visitors a number of different challenges with its many walls tied together inside, as well as a massive outdoor competition... more info  map

Outfitters & Guides

  • Wildwater Rafting
    404 Heather Place, Asheville, NC 28803
    864-647-5361, 800-451-9972, Providing unique family and group adventures on the Pigeon, Nantahala, Chattanooga, and Ocoee Rivers since 1971, this full service outfitter and guide company offers... more info  map

  • Wolf Laurel Outdoors
    41 Beauty Spot Cove Road, Asheville, NC 28754
    Mars Hill
    828-680-9173, Full service recreational outfitter that offers a wide variety of guided trips including fly fishing, hiking, team building, whitewater rafting, horseback riding,... more info  map

Rafting & Canoeing

  • French Broad Rafting & Ziplines
    9800 U.S. Highway 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753
    828-649-0486, Whitewater rafting and water float trips on the French Broad River and zipline canopy tours in the Blue Ridge Mountains. more info

Snow Sports

  • Wolf Laurel Slopes
    Route 3 Box 129, Asheville, NC 28754
    Mars Hill
    828-689-4111, 800-817-4111, Skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing are available at this family oriented ski area that has 54 acres of skiable terrain. Slopes for beginners all the way to experts... more info


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