Explore The Blue-Green Mountain Waters
Fontana Lake, the crown jewel of Bryson City, is your perfect under-the-radar destination for boating. The lake is still, calm, and unpopulated since a vast majority (almost 90%) of the lake is underdeveloped and borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Most days visitors will see less than 10 people on this expansive lake, making it a perfect hidden gem for aquatic adventure. Private marinas, boat docks and boat and watercraft rental services line the limited area of developed land on Fontana, offering guests a number of ways to explore its blue-green waters. Plan your perfect Fontana day and discover the beauty and serenity that only untouched wilderness can bring!