Refresh yourself in the cool waters of the NC Smokies

There are so many activities for water enthusiasts to dive into. Western NC is home to some of the best whitewater rafting in the Southeast, with over a handful of gnarly rivers right in our own backyard. If spending a day whitewater rafting doesn’t pique your interest, many of the area’s outfitters offer other outdoor excursions. From zip-lining, tubing, and fishing, to canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, tranquil kayaking, mountain biking, and much more! When you stay in Haywood County, you can experience multiple outdoor adventures during your Smoky Mountains vacation. So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and play!

Smoky Mountains Waterfalls

Haywood County is home to the most beautiful waterfalls in the Smoky Mountains. We have 18 different hiking trails with waterfalls ranging from beginner to advanced, giving you and your fellow explorers plenty of opportunities for waterfall sightseeing in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Grab your hiking boots and make your way to the pristine, iconic Smoky Mountains waterfalls of Haywood County. With hikes ranging from a few feet to several miles, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, and the surrounding area boast some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Great Smoky Mountains. Don’t believe us? See for yourself.

Check Out These Wicked Cool Waterfalls

Get Wet & Wild In the NC Smokies





Mountains to Sea Trail

Lake Logan Road
Canton, NC 28716
3541 Hartford Road
Big Creek Trailhead
55 Penland Street
Canton, NC 28716
91 North Lakeshore Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
Blue Ridge Parkway
Canton, NC 28716
Waynesville, NC 28786