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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing , Bryson City
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River Rafting / Tubing
NOC Outfitter's Store , Bryson City
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Duration: 4 hours
**Please note: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park will require parking passes for any vehicle stopping longer than 15 minutes. You can purchase your daily or weekly parking pass here: https://www.recreation.gov/activitypass/AP2510.** The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for its incredible diversity of flora and fauna, rich cultural history, cascading waterfalls and stunning views.  On this 4-hour guided hike, you get it all and with a small group maximum of 11 participants, avoiding the large crowds.  This hike is for the adventurous at heart as it does have some strenuous climbing and descending on the trail as well as rock hopping across the creeks.  For your safety and peace of mind, all guides are certified as Wilderness First Responders and non-lethal bear aversion techniques. Choose from one of two departure times when you book.
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Where to stay in Bryson City

Private mountain cabins, lofts, and condos are situated within Bryson and near the city limits. This is a comfortable way to enjoy a rustic holiday in the mountains. Camping is another popular activity in the area, and many shops in town sell camping supplies. For those less interested in rustic living, choose a bed and breakfast or country inn for local hospitality and comfort.
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