VISITOR INFORMATION

Things to do and places to go

Tourist information for McDowell County and the surrounding area

THE BLUE RIDGE TRAVELER

The McDowell Tourism Authority operates the Blue Ridge Travelers' Visitor Center in the town of Old Fort.  You'll find information describing our five distinctive communities; Marion, Old Fort, Linville Falls, Lake James, and Little Switzerland.
     We will help you find area trout streams, waterfalls, backcountry biking and hiking trails, and other interesting sites inside the Pisgah National Forest. 
     Interested in the Blue Ridge Parkway?  We'll help identify fun places and events, in the area between Linville Falls and Crabtree Falls, including the unique village of Little Switzerland at Milepost 334.  Pick up a list of weekly activities, including those taking place at the Orchard at Altapass.
     Stop by 91 South Catawba Avenue in Old Fort, where we will help you plan a memorable visit to the Blue Ridge! Search our website, or call toll free 888-233-6111.  www.blueridgetravelers.com
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