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The Blowing Rock

Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-7111
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Glorious views!

Oh my. First time in the Blue Ridge Mountains. So much green! So much blue! The views from this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Margaret B
Saskatoon, Canada
via mobile
We were curious

My husband and I stopped by after a long weekend in Blowing Rock to see the blowing rock. It does... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
via mobile
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  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
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Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-7111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my. First time in the Blue Ridge Mountains. So much green! So much blue! The views from this location are spectacular. The walking trails are easy. Worth the $7 adult entry. Don't bother with the coffee or tea; it was terrible. My favourite T-shirt...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by after a long weekend in Blowing Rock to see the blowing rock. It does have pretty views, a collection of old pictures from the area and a couple of friendly resident cats. If you are limited on time or...More

Thank Jane435
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 85 year old German mother said that Blowing Rock is very pristine. She liked the refined flower garden and the 2 cats on the path. My husband said it's a tourist trap and didn't believe the associated legend. We prefer national parks. We are...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful view of the mountain sides. Walking paths around the top of the rock. Not much else to see. It is alone and done place.

Thank Sligome
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I found it a bit ridiculous how expensive it was for what it was after going in and realizing how long I was going to be there etc. There is not much to do there besides look at the rock and there isn't a whole...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The kids really enjoy coming to this park, first of all, they are fascinated by the rock formation, climbing, enjoying the views, the cats, ice cream, exploring, etc. The cost is fairly inexpensive and you can get additional discounts from local hotels, etc. It is...More

Thank MIDIN29
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The Blowing Rock is interesting to see. However, it was expensive for what it is. We would not go again

Thank DebbieAdkins
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Some of the best mountain views in North Carolina are from The Blowing Rock. Evening sunsets are absolutely stunning! A must see.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My wife and I came here knowing the hhaze the would block our view and it was still amazing. It felt like heaven up there with a cloud around us. When we first got there a cat named lena came out with us and actually...More

Thank Larry Jaason A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Rock and area looks like many you will see for free along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Best part was super friendly long haired cat named Gunther. This place takes advantage of tourists by charging for a view that is free just a few feet...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is the senior pass good at blowing rock ?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Bobbi W | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know.