Wilson Creek Wild and Scenic River Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

With fantastic vistas, ridges more than 4000 feet high, whitewater rapids and trails that travel to spectacular waterfalls, Wilson Creek offers great adventures for hiking, scenic viewing, mountain biking, fishing, camping, horseback riding and backpacking.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: Several outfitter guides have permits for the area for rock climbing and other activities. Contact the District Office for more information.
Open Season: Open all year. Restroom is closed in the winter.
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Edgemont, Mortimer
Restroom: vault

General Information

General Notes:

Grandfather Ranger District
109 Lawing Drive
Nebo, NC 28761
(828) 652-2144



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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Water Activities

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Recreation areas with activity Swimming:


Recreation areas with activity Tubing:

Boating - Non-Motorized

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