Old Fort Local Info

Learn More About the Surrounding Area: Asheville | Black Mountain | Montreat

Old Fort, NC – often called the “gateway to the west” – is a small, quiet town with winding roads and beautiful mountain vistas about 30 minutes east of Asheville. It's a great place to call home for those looking for a quiet mountain town. Home to just over 900 people, Old Fort provides its residents with a charming and peaceful atmosphere. The town's scenery offers plenty of opportunity for adventure; Old Fort is home to some of the best hiking trails in the area. The Mountain Gateway Museum is popular amongst visitors and there are a variety of unique stores and restaurants in town. Don't hesitate - find out why Old Fort, NC could be the perfect place for you.


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Find a Rental in Old Fort

Old Fort is a great place for a relaxing vacation, browse currently available Old Fort rentals. Old Fort cabin rentals are surrounded by lush forests and a diverse wildlife community. In the mountains of Old Fort is Pisgah National Forest with over 67,000 acres including Mackey Mountain, a Black Bear sanctuary. Hemlock forests, cove forests, bogs and fens are all part of the ecosystem here. There are private Old Fort cabin rentals by the Catawba River, Catawba Falls, Cove Creek, Curtis Creek, Newberry Creek, and Mill Creek.