The Hickory Nut Gorge has a wealth of natural resources for outdoor enthusiasts including hiking trails, bouldering areas, lakes, rivers, and streams.
It is a hidden gem just east of Asheville that provides year-round activities for visitors, community members, outdoor athletes, and all nature lovers.
The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge spearheaded the study of assets in the Hickory Nut Gorge in conjunction with NCGrowth and SmartUp. The goals were to:
Assets in the Hickory Nut Gorge have been grouped into the following categories:
A detailed list of assets in each category can be viewed on the HNG Chamber Asset Map
The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge would like to thank the following groups for their support of this project:
We would also like to thank NC Growth and SmartUp for their research, analysis, and technical support in the development of the Report and Asset Map.