Linville Gorge Wilderness area

Wilderness Area

Status: Open

This area is Open
 

Overview/Background

The area is named after explorer William Linville. Linville and his sons were scalped by Indians in 1766 in the gorge.

Linville Gorge became one of the East's first designated wildernesses in 1964.


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