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Deep Creek, located nearby Bryson City, NC is the
premier spot for whitewater tubing in the South. Deep Creek
is fed by mountains streams straight out of the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park. An inexpensive way to have a great
time... the kids will love it! We offer tubes for rent with
a discount to our campers and large groups. Tube rental
is available from April 1 - October 31.
There are two major types of fishing in the
North Carolina mountains. In the nearby Fontana, Nantahala, and
Santeetlah Lakes you will find walleye, both smallmouth and
largemouth bass, and trout. The North Carolina Mountains contain
over 4000 miles of trout waters. The species of trout located here
are Rainbow, Brown, and Brook trout. Trout are stocked on a regular
basis into Deep Creek and the Tuckaseege River right down the road.
Trout have been caught in the local area that exceed twenty pounds!
A valid North Carolina fishing license is required to fish anywhere
outside of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Inside the
National Park, individuals are allowed to fish with either a valid
Tennessee or North Carolina fishing license. For more information or
to purchase a license online
Wildlife Resources Commission
Located in the North Carolina mountains you
will find hundreds of miles of hiking trails ranging from
easy to the most difficult. If you desire, you can hike
a portion of the Cherokee Indian Trail of Tears along Big
Snowbird Creek. Additionally, guided hikes are provided
inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park... just two
minutes down the road from the campground. The primary opportunities
for hiking in the local area is along Deep Creek, Nolan
Divide, and Thomas Ridge. There is also a segment
of the Appalachian Trail that runs nearby Deep Creek.
The access for most area trails is at the Deep Creek trailhead,
from which loops of three to forty miles can be made.
There are three scenic waterfalls located on Indian Creek,
walking distance away, for those who desire to stay
around the campground. For more information visit the:
Great Outdoor Recreation
Visit the home of the Cherokee Nation, Eastern
Band of the Cherokee Indians, Western North Carolina. A proud people
with a rich heritage, the Cherokee Indians have overcome many
hurdles during the past three hundred years. Take the opportunity to
join with them in their joyous celebration of life and their
continued dedication to educate others in the part Native Americans
have played in the history of our land. At the Qualla Reservation
there are many activities to take part in. Some of the must do's
The Oconaluftee Indian Village, a recreated Cherokee
Indian village of the 18th century. View crafts, weapons,
beadwork, pottery, and historic dwellings. Guided and unguided
tours are available. They are open daily May 15th to October
25th from 9AM until 5:30 PM. Admission is $15 for adults
and $6 for children aged 6-12.
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian, view historical
accounts and artifacts of the Cherokee Indian nation. You
will be exposed to the ancient history of the Cherokee people
and experience the tragedy of the Trail of Tears where the
Cherokee people were uprooted from their ancient homeland.
Take part in the triumph of the Cherokee people as they
have and continue to overcome obstacles in their path in
the battle to maintain their national heritage and to take
their place in the modern age. "Definitely a trip worth
taking!" They are open daily at 9AM and admission is $9
for adults and $6 for children. Children 6 and under are
"Unto These Hills" Outdoor Drama, observe the world
renowned dramatic portrayal of the history of the Cherokee
people. The outdoor drama portrays the history of the Cherokee
people from the 14th century to the 19th century. They are
open June 11th through August 21st, with nightly performances.
Admission is $22 for reserved seats and for general admission
seats- $18 for adults and $8 for children under 12.
Casino, the newest attraction in Cherokee, North Carolina, enjoy
yourself with Las Vegas style gaming and shows. They are open year
round and offer plenty of food and fun. For more information call
(828) 497-7777, or visit them at:
The Official Homepage of the
Cherokee Indian Reservation
1840 W. DEEP CREEK RD.
BRYSON CITY, NC 28713
Fax: (828) 488-2859
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