Linville is a town surrounded by incredible natural wonders. Located in the Blue Ridge Parkway, the scenic tow has access to some of the most stunning landmarks in the state, including Linville Falls and Table Rock Mountain.
The Linville Gorge Wilderness Area is on the doorstep of Linville, named after the explorer William Linville who was killed here by Cherokee Indians in the 1700s. Hike to your hearts delight around the area, visit the falls and take a picnic or have a swim. The gorge is one of the most beautiful and rugged gorges in the country. Another must-see for nature lovers are the Linville Caverns where stalactites hang in the lofty underground caves.
Grandfather Mountain has further trails to hike plus outstanding panoramic views from the Mile High Swinging Bridge. There is a small museum and a wildlife area where you can expect to see cougars, bears and otters.
Table Rock offers yet more inspiring sights, located in the Pisgah National Forest where visitors can hike to the top -- it's steep and rocky but don't put off, the view is definitely worth it.
Summer is the best time to visit for optimal conditions to do outdoor activities.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Linville. The hottest month in Linville is July, when temperatures peak at 86 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Linville is May with 12.31 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 2.09 inches of rain.