It appears that nature has hid at the bottom of our hearts talents and
abilities unknown to us. It is only the passions that have the power of
bringing them to light, and sometimes give us views more true and more perfect than art could possibly do.
--François de la Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French author.
The view of Linville Gorge and Hawksbill Mountain from Wiseman's View. Click here for more discussion and directions to this spectacular overlook near Linville Falls and the Blue Ridge Parkway.