Boating

Biltmore Estate

1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803
800-411-3812
 
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Biltmore is the largest privately owned home in America situated on 8,000 acres. It was built by George Vanderbilt and was completed in 1895. Vanderbilt’s 250-room mansion is modeled after a French château. The Estate encompasses the house, landscaped gardens, walking trails, woodlands, restaurants, shops, inn, and an award-winning winery. Located 22 miles north of Hendersonville.

  • Reservations required to tour the house.
  • Reservations may be made online.
  • Check web site for hours.
  • Admission charged.
  • Outdoor Adventure Center – hiking, biking carriage rides, horse back riding, fly-fishing, river floats, sporting clays and more. Call for details and reservations. 

Blantyre Park

120 Grove Bridge Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28739
828-697-4884
 
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  • Blantyre Park, a river-access park, is managed by the NC Wild Life Resource Commission
  • Parking
  • Canoe port into the French Broad River
  • Blantyre Park is located on the border of Henderson and Transylvania Counties
  • The park covers a total area of 3.46 acres

Lake Lure Beach, Marina & Water Park

2724 Memorial Hwy
Lake Lure, NC 28746
828-625-1373
 
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The Lake Lure 27 miles of shoreline was selected by National Geographic as one of the Ten Most Spectacular man-made lakes in the World. The lake offers a marina, boat rentals & tours and a sandy beach. Located 14 miles east of Hendersonville

  • Reservation or Fees
  • Dog Parks
  • Swimming
  • Basketball Court
  • Playground
  • Tennis
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Picnic Area
  • Open May – September

Westfeldt Park

83 Old Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732
828-697-4884
 
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  • Located on the French Broad River
  • River access
  • Canoe – small Boat Launch Ramp
  • Picnic Area
  • Parking
  • Open Field Area
  • Park covers an area of 15.19 acres.