SALUDA, NORTH CAROLINA
Where the Foothills End and the Blue Ridge Begins
Saluda, North Carolina is a mountain oasis, with a picturesque Historic Downtown surrounded by rugged and accessible wilderness. The 18,000 acres of the Green River Gamelands and the Greenville Watershed have served as natural buffers, helping to preserve the inherent character of this mountain town.
Saluda’s unique history begins with the downtown district, perched at the top of the steepest railroad grade in the United States.
Visiting Saluda, one will find themselves in a bustling downtown with fabulous restaurants, unique shops, a vibrant art and music scene, and a hub for outdoor adventure.
Saluda is the premier destination for road biking in the Southeast. It has world famous whitewater, amazing fly fishing, and hundreds of waterfalls within striking distance.
Visitors love Saluda for its eclectic nature, and feel comfortable bringing a tent to camp in paradise, or pampering themselves in a luxury inn.
Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
Welcome to the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. North Carolina’s mountains and foothills are a region of our country so special it has been designated a
National Heritage Area.
Visit blueridgeheritage.com to learn more.