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Contact us or visit our Welcome Center to find more info on the many attractions within the Cherokee Reservation.
Bryson City area
You'll have lots to do in the Swain County. We're home to much of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala River, Fontana Lake and more.
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Robbinsville (5.28 mile)
March 21 - 23 , April 11 - 12
(9) dates in all …
A frothing Class IV/IV+ whitewater adventure, the Cheoah River is one of the crown jewels of the whitewater world. This 9-mile run, broken into 3 sections, is an experience not found anywhere else.
Fontana Dam (6.48 mile)
March 25 - 26
Attention AT hikers and weekend trail adventurers: Plan on being at Fontana Village Resort for the 3rd annual Hiker Haze Event.
Robbinsville (9.70 mile)
March 6 , March 20
(10) dates in all …
The series of hikes is open to the public for 2015 & reservations are required. Hikes vary in length & difficulty, and we recommend contacting the hIke leader or emailing for full information.
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Robbinsville (0.14 mile)
Jasper's is located inside the Historic Tapoco Lodge and is considered a destination in and of itself - upscale and sophisticated!
Fontana Dam (6.36 mile)
The perfect stop for sandwiches and pizzas when touring the scenic by-ways in the Smokies or when heading into Fontana Village Resort.
Fontana Dam (6.50 mile)
Sitting at the top of the valley overlooking the property, we offer an ever changing selection of savory main course dishes featuring fresh local vegetables, meats, baked goods & desserts.
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Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Tucked away on 120 acres in the lush Nantahala National Forest, on the banks of the cascading Cheoah River sits the Historic Tapoco Lodge. This gated, exclusive resort is ready to pamper you!
Robbinsville (1.87 mile)
Hotels & Motels
The resort is open Mar 1st (before Daytona Bike Week) through Late Nov & provides you with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay overnight or a quick fuel up to get back on the roads.
Tapoco (1.87 mile)
A full-service motorcycle resort with a gas station and 50-seat bikers restaurant. Home of the world famous road known as The Dragon. General store...
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