Madison County, NC
Your next adventure starts here!
Madison County has been referred to as “Asheville’s backyard” and it’s easy to see why. Only 20 minutes north of Asheville, North Carolina, Madison County is steeped in natural beauty– the famed Appalachian Trail and Pisgah National Forest, the French Broad River, and Natural Hot Springs. We are also bustling with culture—visual arts, music and performing arts—and a compelling history. Madison County has something for everyone and we look forward to seeing you in our mountains.
Splash into your next adventure while rafting down the mighty French Broad River in Madison County. Find out more
Madison County is proud to support a wealth of musicians as well as commemorate our prolific musical heritage. Come take a listen! Find out more
Relax in the natural mineral waters in the beautiful town of Hot Springs as you overlook the incredible French Broad River. Find out more
Madison County is home to the famous Appalachian Trail and has many challenging and scenic day-hikes to lose yourself in nature. Find out more
Ready to cast your line? Check out the many hatchery-supported or “wild” fishing spots that are perfect for novice and experienced anglers. Find out more
Discover the rich history and the significant role Madison County played in the development and culture of Appalachia. Find out more
Cruise through the mountains and countryside on one of the many scenic routes winding through our section of the Appalachian Mountains. Find out more
Learn about the many historical barns in Madison County and admire these innovative feats of architecture. Find out more
You won’t want to miss out on visiting Madison County, NC this spring
Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Madison County, NC, offers visitors breathtaking scenery and an array of outdoor activities that are perfect for spring. From hiking and biking to fishing and kayaking, there’s something for everyone in this charming Appalachian community. Here are just a few reasons why you should visit Madison County this spring.
Find your perfect getaway
Unwind and unplug at one of the many scenic and peaceful accommodations in Madison County!
Check out our local restaurants
Fuel up for your Madison County adventure at one of our many eatery options that are sure to satisfy your cravings!