Franklin, NC Population: 2,100 Must-Do Outdoor Activities: Fish and explore the Cullasaja Gorge and its waterfalls Hike the Bartram Trail Climb the Wayah Bald Fire Tower via the Appalachian Trail VOTE for Franklin, NC HERE! The 2019 Top Adventure Towns Contest has come to a close! Thank you all for rallying for your towns! Results will be published in the November 2019 Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. PROUDLY SPONSORED BY FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW TO VOTE IN ADDITIONAL CATEGORIES: Tiny Adventure Towns Medium Adventure Towns Large Adventure Towns RULES AND REGULATIONS Expand All 80 contender towns are divided into four population size categories of Under 3,000 | 3001-16,000 | 16,001-75,000 | 75K+ Readers are allowed to vote once per size category every 24 hours. You can vote on desktop, mobile, and/or tablet. Return to vote every 24 hours! Round 1 | August 19 - September 2 Round 2 | September 2 - September 9 Round 3 | September 9 - September 16 Round 4 | September 16 - September 23 Each round ends at 12 noon on its respective end date and the next round will resume at 5:00 pm that same day. Any cheating and fraudulent votes are grounds for possible disqualification. Winners will be announced and featured in the November 2019 issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine in our annual Top Adventure Towns issue!