Outdoor Activities Near Glendale Springs NC

Zaloo's Canoes

Canoe, kayak and tubing outfitters on the New River.  Spend the day on the historic and scenic New River. Open April through October. 

New River State Park

Offers two access points within Ashe County to explore the New River, a National Wild and Scenic River that uncommonly flows north through North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.  Visitors can enjoy paddling, camping, fishing, picnics and wildlife viewing.  Includes a Visitor Center highlighting the history and ecology of the New River.

The Blowing Rock

Visit this rocky outcropping where the wind blows upward, resulting in a vertical wind. Learn about the legend of the Blowing Rock.

Grandfather Mountain

Walking and hiking trails, wildlife habitats, nature museum and the Mile High Swinging Bridge.

Appalachian Ski Mountain
Beech Mountain Ski Resort
Hawksnest Snow Tubing
Sugar Mountain Resort