The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

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   This botanical preserve, owned and maintained by the Tryon Garden Club, is comprised of 268 acres of native forest, granite, spring-fed streams and a moderate 1/4 mile trail to a 90 ft. Waterfall. There are over 200 species of rare wildflowers, and plants. mosses, lichens and trees in the glen which is classified as a deciduous climax forest.

Website: Pearson's Falls

Location: Between
Tryon and Saluda NC
Distance: 1 hour from Asheville
Address: 2748 Pearson Falls Road, Saluda NC 28773
Telephone: 828-749-3031
Hours: March-October: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. -5:15 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5:15 p.m.; November-February: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. -4:15 p.m., Sunday 12 -4:15 p.m.
Fees: Adults: Adult and child rates, under six: free
Directions: From Asheville take I-26 south towards Hendersonville. Take exit 59 toward Saluda and turn right at State Rd 1142 . Take 3rd left onto Thompson Road for 2 miles and turn left at US-176E. Turn right at Old Melrose Road/Pearson Falls Road.



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