About Swain County Tourism
ExploreBrysonCity.com is the official tourism website for Swain County, North Carolina, as governed by the Swain County Tourism Development Authority and overseen by the Swain County Board of Commissioners.
Bryson City is the county seat of Swain County and offers a wide variety of recreational activities within its majestic mountain landscapes to scenic hiking trails to spectacular train excursions, to a vibrant downtown, to the pristine waters of Fontana Lake and the Nantahala River.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park makes up a large percentage of the land in Swain County, adding to the small town appeal. On behalf of our County Commissioners, we welcome you to our mountains. Experience the outdoors of Swain County in Bryson City and the Great Smoky Mountains.