View of downtown Bryson City from the intersection of Main and Everett Streets. On the right is the historic Swain County Courthouse, which houses the Swain County Heritage Museum, Visitor Center, and Great Smoky Mountains Association Bookstore, all of which are open seven days a week. Explore our charming downtown shops and restaurants. Looking for a place to stay? We have lots of options from B&Bs to condos, cabins, motels and resorts.

For a quick look at Bryson City’s attractions, visit our Virtual Tour page

Views of the Nantahala River – home of whitewater rafting, kayaking and fishing. Keep in mind the Nantahala is a dam-fed river, so you may see it at base flow (low water) or with a recreational release (high water). Explore all the many activities in the Nantahala Gorge.

Webcam courtesy Nantahala Outdoor Center

Bryson City - Swain County
Chamber of Commerce

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

Karen Proctor
Executive Director



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