TRAVEL GUIDE TO BRYSON CITY AND THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS


THINGS TO DO IN THE SMOKIES

Zip Through - and Above - the Trees for a Different View of the Forest

Here in Western North Carolina, you may enjoy the scenic beauty through your car window or from the seat of your mountain bike, or from your raft or kayak ...or from above on a zip line. Part eco-tourism, part adventure tour, zip lines offer an opportunity to soar through - and above - a forest with a unique perspective of the land below you.

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Canopy & Ridge Line Tours in the Nantahala Gorge

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Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours

Address:
70 Falling Waters Drive
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 800-451-9972
Phone 828-488-8899
The first Zipline Canopy in the Nantahala Gorge area of western North Carolina through the 20 acres of Falling Waters Adventure Resort. Thirteen zip sections and 8 bridges combine for over 1/2 mile of highflying fun on our newest adventure activity. Experience the excitement and beauty of "flying" through the air amongst the hemlocks and hardwoods in western North Carolina! Ages 10 years and 70 to 250 lbs. WIFI available to guests.

Nantahala Outdoor Center Mountaintop Zip Line Tour

Address:
13077 Hwy 19 W
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-6900
TF 888-905-7238
Soar high above the Nantahala River Gorge and the North Carolina mountains on this world-class zip line adventure. NOC guides lead your group through 2 miles of premium mountaintop-to-mountaintop zip lines, getting you out of the forest and into open air. Enjoy panoramic views of our remote 400-acre Townhouse Creek Property, Fontana Lake and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The highlight is the heart-stopping half-mile Mega Zip where you experience almost 1-minute of flying, 350′ above the forest floor.

Nantahala Outdoor Center Zip Line Adventure Park

Address:
13077 Hwy 19 W
Bryson City, NC 28713
TF 888-905-7238
Local 828-488-6900
Fly over 550' through the air on dual zip lines and take on a multi-level rope challenge course as high as 60' above the forest floor! Negotiate wobbling sky bridges, confusing “spider webs,” nerve-racking tight ropes and 13 additional obstacles on this 2-hour multi-stage course. A family-friendly activity, guests can choose their own challenge level and pace throughout the park thanks to NOC’s state-of-the art auto-belay system.
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Bryson City - Swain County
Chamber of Commerce

210 Main Street
P.O. Box 509
Bryson City, NC 28713

Email

Karen Proctor Wilmot
Executive Director

800-867-9246 toll-free
828-488-3681 local
828-488-6858 fax