Local Area Attractions
Harrahs Cherokee Valley River Casino
Located 1 mile from our Campground is the new Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino. Come camp and try your luck!
We will also permit daily fee RV parking from 9am to 8pm. All daily fee RV's must have exited Campground property prior to 8pm and will not have access to Campground amenities and facilities.
Whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River
Only 30 minutes from the Campground, Nantahala Outdoor Center Rafting offers river rafting through family friendly rapids that are mild but exciting. It features 8 miles on easy Class 2 rapids before splashing through the exciting Class 3 whitewater. There is no age limit so even people in their 60's can enjoy it. There is a minimum weight for children of 60 lbs.
Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tour
Book your canopy tour through us and get DISCOUNTED RATES! Call for details.. The Nantahala Canopy Tour is an exhilarating 3 1/2 mile adventure with 11 zip line sections. It takes you through multiple ecosystems, past hemlocks, and into hardwood treetops. Enjoy a soaring and gliding experience naturally fueled by a gradual elevation change. It takes limited energy to participate and it is not designed to scare with big drops as much as excite with smooth gliding. All flyers must be in good physical condition. Flyers must be at least 10 years old and between 70 and 250 lbs. Closed-toe shoes required, modest clothing recommended. Rack Rates: $79.00 Our Rate: $75.00 http://www.nantahalagorgecanopytours.com
Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River
Wildwater Outfitters, 30 miles from the Campground on the Ocoee River, offers big closely spaced rapids which makes it one of the most popular whitewater rivers in the nation. No other river in the East offers the degree of challenge, variety, and consistent water flow that is found here. It has been named one of the 10 best whitewater rivers in the country by Canoe Magazine. Minimum 10 years, weight must be between 70-250 lbs.
John C. Campbell Folk School
John C. Campbell Folk School, a 12 minute ride from the Park, provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening. The School is located in scenic Brasstown, North Carolina, and offers year-round week long and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing. Folks come together in this haven, tucked in the beautiful western North Carolina mountains, to have creative and fun learning experiences. Concert Series The Folk Schools free Friday night concert series features some of the finest regional and national acts performing old-time, bluegrass, folk, gospel and Celtic music. Community Dances Community dances are usually held every other Saturday evening and are relished by local residents and visitors who enjoy contra and square dancing to live music. Nature Trails Numerous walking trails meander the 300-acre campus, including the Rivercane Walk, a creek side trail with art honoring the Cherokee heritage of the Appalachian area.