The Murphy KOA is nestled in the Southwest North Carolina mountains with short trips to many area attractions.
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.
One of the 'bucket list' rides for motorcycle enthusiasts. Only 30 minutes from the Campground and a beautiful ride just getting there. A perfect loop through the Dragons Tail, into Tennessee, and back to the Campground. Great rides up to Wayah and Brasstown Bald or down to Helen, GA.
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 School's 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.
Welcome to what DiscoverTheSmokies.com proclaims as the 2003 NUMBER ONE family attraction in the entire Smokies area - the Fields Of The Wood Bible Park, where God's Word is PROUDLY displayed amidst all God's creations. The park is open year round from sunrise to sunset. and is FREE to all who enter the arch (just as SALVATION is freely given, bought by the blood of our precious SAVIOR when he laid down HIS LIFE for all.)