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The Blowing Rock

Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-7111
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It was okay...

The rock itself wasn’t a big deal. I’m not sure why they charge to see it. There were nice views of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Weekend visit

My family visited The Blowing Rock for the first time this weekend. Honestly not much to see there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jason C
Georgetown, South Carolina
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  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“photo gallery” (19 reviews)
Highway 321 South, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-7111
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The rock itself wasn’t a big deal. I’m not sure why they charge to see it. There were nice views of the mountains but you can drive the parkway and see the views. It was my first time going, but I wouldn’t pay to go...More

Thank Baylor911
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family visited The Blowing Rock for the first time this weekend. Honestly not much to see there. You can see the same views from the parkway and not have to pay. There was a good bit of snow on the ground when we went...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible views of the North Carolina Mountains. Updraft from the gorge below returns hats, handkerchiefs, small children thrown over to your hands. And it's become a great music venue with several day long sessions with local bands like the Harris Brothers or name groups like...More

Thank BloodyLegion
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you factor in a stop at The Blowing Rock if you are visiting that area or passing through. For a nominal fee, you can not only visit the rock, (which is great to see and a fabulous photo opportunity)but also take advantage of...More

Thank DiR46
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're staying in Blowing Rock, you have to check out The Blowing Rock. We were fortunate to visit on a snowy morning to witness the sharp winds blowing "up" the valley. Staff at the attraction was super friendly. They reminded us admission was good...More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all enjoyed this stop. We had a lot of fun and will come back sometime. Beautiful area to visit..

Thank Don B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much to see. The rock is much smaller than expected. I tried to get a picture of the rock, but people were sitting on it the whole time we were there. It is handicapped accessible and the restrooms were clean.

Thank mersmom2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very underwhelmed at the size of the rock because photos I saw online made it look huge. That said, it was a sight to see and especially to climb. I was very surprised they like people climb up and sit. I felt like...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view was great it is a place to add to your vacation only takes about 20 minutes to walk around.

Thank logma27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice area with a beautiful view. Unfortunately, we visited on a morning when the entire area was foggy. (Not smart on our part.) The gift shop is standard, and the walkways are pleasant. The overlook was nice, and the view would have...More

Thank MarshainSC
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5 September 2016|
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Response from 16pamelal | Reviewed this property |
No but there is a discount for those older citizens