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“wear good shoes for climbing”
Review of The Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock
Reviewed 15 October 2013

we visited the Blowing Rock, but the wind wasn't blowing. I tossed a Kleenex over the cliff, from the top of the rock, but it didn't return to me as advertised. Be sure to wear good climbing shoes, as I was almost to the top of the Blowing Rock and my left shoe started to come off. Don't climb in slip-on shoes or clogs !!!!! The lookout tower was nice, but it was very foggy & misting, so we saw nothing but clouds !!!!!!!!!! The gift shop was fun and lots of cute souvenirs at good prices. The staff was nice. It was $6.00 admission to get in, per person.

Thank HaitiRN97
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

This really is a great tourist trap well worth the visit! The views are spectacular and the grounds also make a beautiful walk. Well worth the one hour visit!!!

Thank ForrestHBrown
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

It's a good place to stop and walk even if you have young children easy to navigate 15-30 minutes time. Gift shop had items you would expect t-shirts, coffee mugs, rocks etc. Admission for adults was $6.00 and I think that the price was fair. Great views did take some really nice pictures.

Thank luvhorsesAr
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Not much positive I can say about this. This attraction needs some serious updating. The entrance and gift shop are out of the 70's. The grounds are in disrepair and were unkept. The bathrooms were disgusting. This attractions main feature is the view and nothing else. Unless they invest some cash into this place it's going to die. Save your six bucks and go to grandfather mountain instead.

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Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is worth stopping to see even though it seemed a little over priced. You can tour it easily in 20-30 minutes. The most interesting part was learning about the legend. It was fun to climb on the rock for pictures, too.

Thank rmksmk
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