Important Links

Here are some important links for outdoor adventures in Western North Carolina.

Asheville NC Tubing


Blind Squirrel Brewery, Ziplines, and Farm Retreat

Blind Squirrel Brewery features beer and cider crafted on site, as well as pub menu favorites and seasonal Farm to Table creations from chef Flanders’ open kitchen. Take advantage of dining on our decks situated directly along the North Toe River or take a relaxing float from upstream on a tubing excursion, provided by our partners, River and Earth Adventures! Tubing is $15-$20 and includes shuttle upstream and last approximately 1.25 hours. We also offer a 9 hole putt-putt disc golf experience in addition to 9 full holes. Free Brewery Tours are available by reserving online. Limited lodging is available on-site at the brewery location while the majority of available lodging is at the Farm Retreat property. Whenever possible, meals are prepared with fresh seasonal vegetables, fruits, and herbs from the brewery’s own farm located just one mile away.

Blind Squirrel Ziplines & Farm Retreat offers guided canopy zipline tours, our mountain disc golf course, and a wide variety of lodging from camping to cabins. The experience is centered on being outside and connecting with the property. The Zipline adventure consists of 11 zip lines, 4 sky bridges, and a number of other confidence-building obstacles. Our farm operations consist of vegetable gardens, mini-orchard, berry bushes, pumpkin patch, greenhouses, chickens for eggs, and trout from our own pond. A shuttle is offered to Farm Retreat guests to and from the brewery location on Friday-Sunday for a safe and worry free experience!

Lodging is available any day of the week, but our retail operations at the brewery are only available on Friday-Sunday. Hearty breakfasts are available everyday for those staying on site in one of our various lodging spaces from B&B, cabins, camping, and more. Lodging guests also have the option of adding dinner meals during weeknight stays. The Blind Squirrel Brewery can accommodate groups up to 100 for special occasions.


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Horse Back Riding

Valle Crucis Farm offers horseback trail rides, cabin rental, hayrides, fishing, tubing, hiking petting zoo, parties, weddings, sledding,  and more.

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Located in beautiful Boone, North Carolina, Appalachian Angler is the pioneer of float fishing in the Southeast and takes pride in offering the most experienced guides in the region.
It is Elk Creek Outfitters’ goal to consistently exceed our guests’ expectations by providing quality fishing adventures tailored to the individual. We achieve this through our extensive knowledge base, years of guiding experience, and honest, hard work.
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