Tales from the Trails

Explore Smoky Mountain travel ideas with stories to inspire your Bryson City…

Explore Smoky Mountain travel ideas with stories to inspire your Bryson City vacation.

Appalachian Trail Section Hikes Near Bryson City North Carolina

Experience the Appalachian Trail with a Section Hike The Appalachian Trail is a 2,180+ mile long public footpath that traverses the scenic lands of the Appalachian Mountains. The Bryson City, Swain County, section of the A.T. rises to spectacular summits — including the 6,643-foot Clingmans Dome…

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This Waterfall Loop Near Bryson City Takes You to 12 Waterfalls

Explore These Smoky Mountain Waterfalls Near Bryson City. A trip to the Smoky Mountains of Bryson City is incomplete without a visit to our gorgeous waterfalls. Wide open spaces, fresh air, and the sights and sounds of water create the perfect opportunity to get back in touch with nature. Some of…

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Dive into the Waterfalls of Bryson City

Indian Creek Falls One of nature’s most majestic phenomenon is the waterfall. Whether towering miles above or gently careening down a tumble of rocks right at eye level, these beautiful, natural cascades can’t help but stir a sense of wonder within. In Bryson City, nestled amongst the Great…

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Nantahala Gorge - America's Favorite Whitewater Playground!

Nantahala Gorge, Fun for all Ages and Activity Levels! There are exciting activities for all ages and experience levels here in Nantahala Gorge. Active to easygoing adventures include: whitewater rafting, kayaking & canoeing, zip lining, hiking, biking, fly fishing, horseback riding, jeep tours…

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