Welcome to Trust General Store & Cafe
A “must” stop on your next visit to the North Carolina Mountains is the Trust General Store & Cafe. Surrounded by unspoiled, rugged mountain ranges and pristine streams, our charming setting and gracious southern hospitality will make you feel like you've stepped back in time — but — you're just a 25-mile scenic drive from Asheville and all of the Asheville attractions. Join us for a glass of iced tea, relax in a rocking chair on our broad front porch, or sit by Spring Creek which runs right through our back yard. We look forward to your visit!
Just a Stone's Throw from Hot Springs, North Carolina
Trust General Store & Cafe is located smack dab between Asheville and Hot Springs, North Carolina. You'll find us at the corner of Highway 209 and State Road 63 in the heart of beautiful Madison County, North Carolina in the community of Trust. If you love being outdoors, Hot Springs is a must! Charming bed and breakfasts, world-class hiking, rafting and kayaking, and hot springs and spas all await you in Hot Springs, North Carolina. Just take State Road 63 west from Asheville. When State Road 63 ends, you'll see us on the left. From our store, Hot Springs is only 15 miles north on Highway 209.
Hiking Max Patch?
If you're looking for things to do in Asheville, hiking has to be at the top of your list. The hiking around Hot Springs in Madison County is among the best in the North Carolina Mountains and hiking Max Patch is considered a must. Max Patch is only 10 minutes from our store. You can pick up all of your necessities for a day trip hike or weekend getaway at our store. We can pack picnic lunches and give directions to all of the Madison County and Hot Springs attractions. We offer clean restrooms, gasoline, arts and crafts, gifts, cards, books, necessary incidentals and groceries, hardware supplies, T-shirts, hats, outdoor accessories — even hunting and fishing licenses.