Area Attractions - Discover Fun Things To Do

Outdoor Adventures 

Dupont State Forest

Some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the area, as well as great waterfalls. Check out Triple Falls where the Hunger Games and several other movies were filmed, as well as Hooker Falls, High Falls and Bridal Veil Falls - and more.

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 bike rentals, 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 mountain biking trails from novice to advanced levels.

Navitat Canopy Adventures

 Fully-guided zipline canopy tours in the area which are tree to tree.

The Gorge Zipline

Enjoy the steepest and fastest zipline canopy adventure.  

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 Brightwaters Vacation Rentals' cabins. 

Transylvania County Waterfalls

Enjoy visiting the Land of the Waterfalls in Transylvania County.

Green River Adventures

Enjoy all the thrills that the Green River has to offer. Ride the Upper or Lower Green River whitewater rapids, in a ducky.

Pisgah Forest Gem Mine
Are you looking for some great family fun while visiting the mountains? Find ruby, sapphire, emerald, fossils, geodes and much more!

Timber Axe Throwing
Try a fun, new adventure by throwing hatchets at Hendersonville's first & only axe throwing venue! This activity is for adults only. No experience is required and coaching is provided in a safe and controlled environment

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