A Guide to the Green River Gamelands and Its Most Isolated Treasure, Big Bradley Falls

Hidden in the deep interior of North Carolina is a natural reserve area worth exploring. It is the Green River Gamelands, and it’s a stunning expanse of gorgeous foliage and thick forestry. Visitors can find some true and unrivaled isolation deep in the recesses of this gameland. The area can be found an afternoon drive from Asheville, North Carolina. It is a little over an hour west of Charlotte, just beyond Gastonia.

Winter Closures and Isolation

The area is often closed off during the winter. Prior to and following the major snowstorms in late February and early March, almost the entire area was closed off by vehicle. County Road 14, Skyline Drive, and WV-49 S had extensive and full road closures.

The above only highlights how hidden and kept-away this area is. The game is impressive. Guests can come for the amazing quaintness of the area with a guide …