Area Attractions - Discover Fun Things To Do

Outdoor Adventures 

Dupont State Forest

Some of the best hiking and biking trails in the area. Check out Triple Falls where the Hunger Games and several other movies were filmed.

John Rock

Located in the Pisgah National Forest, John Rock is a really great hike (moderate to advanced) and the reward is the amazing view of the valley and the surrounding mountains from the top.

Pisgah National Forest

This forest features many hiking and biking trails, waterfalls and picnic areas. If you're feeling adventurous, try going down Sliding Rock, the Forest's natural water slide.

The Hub

Caters to road and mountain bikers, providing information and gear for cyclists to make the best of their adventure. Featuring a repair shop, beer, food trucks and more. 

Turkey Pen Gap

Hiking and biking trails - some for more advanced enthusiasts, who enjoy multiple river crossings

Saddle Up Trail Rides

Great horseback riding trails and adventures.

Bent Creek River Park

 Hiking and biking trails from novice to advanced levels.

Navitat Canopy Adventures

Some of the best fully-guided zipline canopy tours in the area which are tree to tree.

The Gorge

Enjoy the steepest and fastest zipline canopy adventure. For water enthusiasts, ride the whitewater rapids in a ducky. 

Nantahala Outdoor Center

Check out this overall adventure outfitter for whitewater rafting, canoeing and more.

Chimney Rock

Hike or take an elevator to the top to see spectacular views of the surrounding area.

Lazy Otter Outfitters

Explore the lazy stretch of the French Broad River in a canoe, kayak or go tubing. Located just 3 miles from the Brightwaters Vacation cabins. 

Transylvania County Waterfalls

Enjoy visiting the Land of the Waterfalls in Transylvania County.

Green River Adventures

Enjoy all the thrills Green River has to offer.

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