Handle With Care Dog Training is open for business and is starting dog training classes at Pine Gables in Lake Lure and at Rutherford Pet Supply in Spindale.
Dog-Friendly Places - In and Around Lake Lure, NC
Discover our favorite dog-friendly places where you and your furry friend can hit the trails, take a walk, play, stay and have a good time. From dog-friendly lodging … to outdoor dining options you can enjoy together … we’ve got you covered. And, nothing beats all our wonderful hiking trails and outdoor adventures for you to explore with your best friend. This is the Insider’s Guide to the best dog-friendly places and things to do around Lake Lure, NC.
Detailed Trail Review of Catawba Falls hike located in Old Fort, NC. One of the best waterfalls in WNC we’ve had the privilege to explore! Located on an isolated tract of Pisgah National Forest property, it’s dog-friendly, has great trails and amenities and the waterfall itself is a breathtaking 100-foot fall with multiple cascades and levels.
Detailed Trail Review: Hike the trail to Little Bearwallow Falls, a 100-foot cliff and waterfall. Enjoy views of Hickory Nut Gorge, creek crossings and beautiful Little Bearwallow Falls.
DuPont State Forest is 10,400+ acres and has four major waterfalls located on the Little River – Hooker Falls, Triple Falls, High Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Simply magnificent!
List of Top 12 Hikes Around Lake Lure, NC in order of hiking difficulty – easy to difficult. Get general info, directions, hike highlights and links to detailed trail reviews.
Buffalo Creek Park – Lake Lure, NC. New multi-use park now open. Detailed Trail Review.The park was designed for mountain biking with technical loop, switchbacks, berms rollers. Great for hiking, climbing and trail running too.
Detailed Trail Review: Hiking Big Bradley Falls Saluda, NC. Beautiful hike along Cove Creek, 25 ft. rope decent to reach the lower level of the 90 ft. Big Bradley Falls. Rock outcroppings and beautiful views all along the way.
Detailed Trail Review of Florence Nature Preserve. This is a great dog friendly trail with creeks, cabin ruin, small waterfalls, rock outcroppings and a meadow. Very beautiful, well marked and well maintained.