2021
what is the event

Biltmore Estate

Year Round Walk

SN: 117001 - 2021 / Y1222

when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: Daily: 9-5

where is the event

Asheville, North Carolina

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

35.561759, -82.553381

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

CC: Buncombe County

       Info

Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Long description

Open year round, rated 3C. Not suited for strollers/wheelchairs. Admission required for house and gardens. Completed in 1895, George Vanderbilt's 250 room chateau is impressive. Biltmore House is truly a wonder of architecture and hospitality. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the house as well as the beautiful gardens and surrounding grounds, designed by renowned landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. Stroll through manicured gardens, newly renovated conservatory and along paths and trails not normally seen by visitors. Water and camera are musts. Trail shoes or hiking boots are recommended and a walking stick would help. Carry a snack and water. For an additional 2 km, walk through 250 room chateau. No pets allowed in the house. A short video and 3D Diorama of the Estate grounds available at the registration area. Restrooms at registration or at beginning and end of the walk. No restrooms in the house. See www.biltmore.com for details on fees and special events.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5/10/12km, Rating: 3C

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: NO

Wheelchairs: NO

Comments

Walk is now open. Reception & Ticketing center is open. Reservations are required. See www.biltmore.com for special events and more detail of fees.

Awards and fees: A Award

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

Daily, 9-5. 800-624-1575. From I-40, take exit 50 toward Asheville (north). Go three blocks (follow signs to Biltmore Estate), bear left and then turn left into Estate. Go through gatehouse and follow signs to Reception & Ticketing Center. Ask for "Walk Box" at Ticket Counter. Register, stamp books (difficult to return after walk) and drive to parking lots for visiting the house. Walk or take shuttle to START POINT which is in front of the house.

event sponsor

Asheville Amblers (AVA-0046)

Event website: www.ashevilleamblers.com/Club-Events.html

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.