Things To Do

For people seeking natural beauty and activities, nothing beats a stay at the Appalachian Pond Campground. This secluded location gives you the best opportunity to enjoy this rural paradise in all its beauty.

Located near the campground, you can quickly access plenty of natural hiking trails such as Cataloochee Valley, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and many more.

Find amazing photo opportunities of magnificent vistas and all the flora and fauna including elk that live in this region. Besides hiking, enjoy splashing in streams tumbling over majestic waterfalls, fishing in naturally abundant rivers, or going for a true adventure with a whitewater rafting trip.

Take a quick 15-minute drive to historic Waynesville, Maggie Valley, and nearby attractions like the Wheels Through Time Museum, which features a unique collection of more rare American motorcycles and concept vehicles than any other place in the country.

The campground is located just 30 minutes from Asheville, North Carolina, which offers a plethora of natural wonders, unique adventures, and the magnificence of George W. Vanderbilt’s 250-room Biltmore House and Gardens. This largest home in the United States also offers 8000 acres of wilderness trails, exquisitely landscaped gardens, and an azalea collection unparalleled in the country. 

Only one hour from Gatlinburg, TN & Pigeon Forge, TN.

Art festivals, galleries, music, theater, and more fill Asheville with cultural experiences you cannot find elsewhere. If you are looking for another type of adventure, you can drive  just 40 minutes away to the Cherokee Harrah’s Casino to try your luck at the tables and slots.

Come visit this wonderful part of North Carolina and enjoy a little slice of heaven on earth. You just may find it difficult to leave at the end of your vacation.

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