Fun Activities in the Water Near Bryson City
With our above average annual rainfall, the Great Smoky Mountains enjoys an abundance of water. Throughout the area, you’ll find picturesque mountain streams, creeks, rivers and waterfalls.
But only around Bryson City NC will you find everything from mountain cascades to whitewater rivers to the mighty Fontana Lake, and all the activities related to each — fishing, tubing, swimming, rafting, kayaking, boating, paddleboarding or simply enjoying the beauty from a mountain trail.
Here’s just a sampling of affordable family vacation ideas for enjoying Mother Nature’s Water Park – all around Bryson City, North Carolina.
Mountain Trout Fishing — The streams and rivers throughout the Smokies offer an abundance of native brook trout, rainbows and brown trout. The most popular streams are in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cherokee Indian Reservation and the Nantahala River Gorge. More information on our Fishing page and our Fishing website.