Other Activities – Nantahala Area

Hiking and Biking Trails

The Appalachian Trail- a 2,100 mile trail from Maine to Georgia that crosses the Nantahala River marked by white blazes

Bartarm Trail – a 70 mile trail through the Nantahala National Forest that is marked by yellow blazes

Tsali Trail System – contains nearly 40 miles of loop trails for horses, hiking and mountain biking

Horseback Riding

Lonesome Dove Topton, NC (828) 479-6105  *we can book this for you*   

Train Tours

Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Bryson City, NC (800) 872-4681  *we can book this for you*


Deep Creek Tube Center Bryson City, NC (828) 488-6055

Creekside Tubing Bryson City, NC (828) 488-2587

Canopy Tours

Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tour – Bryson City (800) 468-7238  *we can book this for you*

Gem Mining

Nantahala River Gem Mine – Bryson City (800) 468-7238

Nantahala River Rafting

Nantahala Outpost

Carolina Ocoee
715 U.S. Hwy 19
Topton, NC 28781

Phone: 423-496-5050

E-mail: raft@carolinaocoee.com