NC mountains things to do and what is open in the NC mountains that have not been part of the shutdown?
- The Blue Ridge Parkway is OPEN.
- Hiking trail and most waterfalls in the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests
- State parks and forests (Mt. Mitchell, NC Arboretum, DuPont State Forest and Gorges State Park for example)
- US Highway 441 (Newfound Gap Road) between Gatlinburg and Cherokee remains open.
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