Discover the charm of the Treehouse Cottage Retreat, an elevated haven nestled in Burnsville, North Carolina. This cottage offers a serene escape where you can unwind and reconnect with nature. With two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room, the cottage accommodates up to 6 guests. The master bedroom features a queen bed, while the second bedroom offers 2 twin beds. The living room provides additional sleeping space, ensuring a comfortable stay for all. Two bathrooms ensure convenience for all guests during your stay.
Nestled close to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Black Mountain Campground, and Mt. Mitchell State Park, the Treehouse Cottage Retreat is perfectly situated for exploration. A short walk leads you to Roaring Fork Falls, one of North Carolina’s most beautiful waterfalls. The unique location places you in the shadow of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. Immerse yourself in the captivating scenery and take on the following outdoor activities:
Discover an extensive network of hiking trails within the nearby Pisgah National Forest, catering to every skill level. Trek through the shaded beauty of Pisgah’s forests, ranging from easy paths suitable for beginners to challenging trails for experienced hikers. Don’t miss the exhilarating experience of the “Mount Mitchell Summit Trail,” a 5.6-mile out-and-back path leading to the highest peak in the eastern U.S. For a more immersive adventure, the “Black Mountain Crest Trail” offers an 11.4-mile traverse of the Black Mountains, and the “Commissary Trail” provides a 10.6-mile route to Deep Gap.
Experience the magic of pristine waterfalls in the vicinity, including Sliding Rock, where you can take a thrilling slide down smooth rocks. Explore the beauty of Looking Glass Falls, a picturesque cascade that’s easily accessible. Venture to Linville Falls, where diverse viewpoints offer varying perspectives of the cascading waters and the surrounding gorge.
Immerse yourself in the heart-pounding excitement of mountain biking through diverse trails suitable for both novices and experts. Ride through the lush landscapes and explore trails like the “Riverside Path” for hikers, which follows the river, and the “Ridgeview Trail” for bikers, offering captivating river views. Engage in thrilling adventures on renowned routes such as the “Big Fuggin’ Heartbreak,” a 47.3-mile challenge with varied elevation changes.
Dive into the world of fly fishing in the forest’s rivers and streams, especially the South Toe River. Originating from Mount Mitchell and Pisgah National Forest, the river is home to wild rainbow, brook, and brown trout. Explore different sections, from the upper parts adhering to Wild Regulations to the stocked fishing areas downstream. This area is a haven for dry fly and nymph fishing, making it a year-round delight for anglers.
For rock climbing enthusiasts, the Linville Gorge Wilderness offers a challenging playground with breathtaking views. The rugged cliffs and terrain provide an exhilarating backdrop for climbing experiences. Test your skills on routes like “Table Rock” or “Shortoff Mountain” and relish the sense of accomplishment as you conquer vertical challenges.
Wildlife Viewing and Photography
Capture the vibrant wildlife of the Pisgah National Forest and South Toe River area through your lens. Observe deer, black bears, and a variety of captivating bird species that inhabit the region. Bring your camera to various trails, especially those near rivers and open spaces, to photograph these natural treasures in their habitat.
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