Area Attractions


Nantahala River Area – River rafting, trout fishing, and outfitter store, nearby tubing in Deep Creek.  Five minutes away.

Tsali Mountain Bike Area – 35 miles of scenic and challenging mountain bike trails.  Bike rentals available at the NOC.  About 10 minutes away.

Fontana Dam Area – Home to the largest lake in NC, boat rentals available all along the lakeshore, Fontana Dam tours, scenic Dragon’s Tail roadway, and the Joyce Kilmer National Forest.  About 30 minutes away.

Cherokee Indian Reservation – Indian Heritage Museum, Ocunoluftee Indian Village, Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama, Cherokee Casino, and the Gateway to the Smoky Mountain National Park.  About 30 minutes away

Area Shopping/Dining – Bryson City, home to the Smoky Mountain Railroad, boasts some of the area’s finest specialty shopping and dining in the Smokies.  About 15 minutes away.

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