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Smokey Mountain Tubing

Swain county, North Carolina whitewater outfitter

  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. The beautiful scenery of Swain County and the cool fresh water have people coming here. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Newport. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while
    are great attractions for lots of people. The Great Smoky Mountains scenery is wonderful. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of
paddling places. No need to look hard for hotels, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
Mingo Falls is an inspiring spot to stop by while here; going for a hike along the Palmer Creek Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this neighborhood. There's no way anyone can get bored here in the Great Smoky Mountains. Here at Smokey Mountain Tubing there are plenty
of folks from Whittier, and if the weather is good, you can go for a hike along the Messer Trail. This river is so great. What would winter be without some skiing at Cataloochee. For the period of the months of summer highs here at Smokey Mountain Tubing reach the 80's. Summer night lows fall down to the 60's. Highs through the winter are commonly in the 40's, and after the sun is down throughout the wintertime temperatures at Smokey Mountain Tubing fall into the 20's. Smokey Mountain Tubing sees pretty high levels of precipitation. March is the month that gets the most rain while October is usually the driest month.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Smokey Mountain Tubing.
 Whitewater Near Smokey Mountain Tubing:
Oconaluftee River, Swain County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 11.5 miles long (Smokemont Campground to Birdtown)
Raven Fork, Swain County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 8 miles long (Job Corps Bridge to Confluence with Oconalufftee)
Whitewater Outfitter - Smokey Mountain Tubing, Swain County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Raven Fork, Swain County, 4 miles away
      Class V+ - 4 miles long (Gorges to Confluence with Straight Fork)
Oconaluftee River, Swain County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 4 miles long (Quiet Walkway to Smokemont)
Straight Fork, Swain County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.6 miles long (Round Bottom to Raven Fork)
Tuckasegee River, Jackson/Swain County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (Whittier to Bryson City)
Whitewater Outfitter - Blue Ridge Outing, Jackson County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Carolina Mountains Outdoor, Jackson County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Tuckaseegee Outfitters, Jackson County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Smokey Mountain Tubing:
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 13 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 21 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 30 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 32 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 58 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
 Hotels Near Smokey Mountain Tubing:
Great Smokies Inn Cherokee, Cherokee , 3 miles away
Cherokee Lodge, Cherokee , 3 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Cherokee Smoky Mountains, Cherokee , 3 miles away
Comfort Suites Cherokee, Cherokee , 3 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Cherokee, Cherokee , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Smokey Mountain Tubing:
River Valley RV Park and Campground, Cherokee, 0 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Tow String Horse Camp, Whittier, 1 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Smokemont, Cherokee, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Smokey Mountain Tubing:
Palmer Creek Trail, Haywood , 13 miles away
Messer Trail, Cocke , 13 miles away
Caldwell Fork Trail, Haywood , 13 miles away
Lower Whiterock Trail, Cocke , 15 miles away
Baxter Creek Trail, Haywood , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Smokey Mountain Tubing:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 18 miles away
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 50 miles away
Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina , 27 miles away
Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia , 36 miles away
Francis Marion-Sumter National Forests, South Carolina , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Smokey Mountain Tubing:
Sequoyah National Golf Club, Whittier , 7 miles away
Smoky Mountain Golf Course, Whittier , 9 miles away
Golf Scapes, Whittier , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Smokey Mountain Tubing
Waterville Lake, Haywood , 18 miles away

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