1702 Steam Powered Locomotive with Wildwater

If you are looking for a new experience this Fall, come to Bryson City for The Steam of the Smokies!  The 1702 Locomotive is back and is sharing the love on the Nantahala Gorge Excursion.  Last week I was fortunate enough to get to watch as 1702 pulled through Nantahala [...]
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Raft for Kids Sake 2016

Wildwater is hosting the 5th Annual event, Raft For Kids’ Sake, on Saturday, August 20th at our Nantahala Adventure Center! This event is to support the Swain County Big Brother’s Big Sisters organization which pairs up “Bigs” with “Littles” to provide encouragement and friendship for youth in Swain County.  Over […]

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Summer Adventures for Families Ages 4 – 94!

Are you looking for something different from your typical summer vacation to the beach?  Are you are wanting something more adventurous that is suitable for the entire family?  Why not give the mountains of SC, NC & TN a try!  Wildwater has lodging and outdoor activities for families ages 4-94! […]

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Wildwater Nantahala Area Bucket List

Are you looking for things to do this summer?  In continuation of our “Bucket List” blogs, we want to include a list of “must-dos” in the Nantahala Gorge Area. Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. A unique adventure in itself—this year you can also ride a legit steam engine.  Personal […]

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New at the Nantahala! Wedding Venue, KidZip & Group Camp

2016 is shaping up to be a monumental year at Wildwater with the first full season of KidZip and the Group Camp at the Nantahala, and…well, one more surprise that will have to wait until the end. 😉 In 2015, we introduced KidZip to the Nantahala Region. Since the Nantahala […]

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Join Us for Fun Fall Canopy Tours!

Pigeon River Canopy Tours- Wildwater

Pigeon River Canopy Tours- Wildwater

Fall Is In the Air,  You Can Be Too! With summer in the books, we move into the fall season.  The months are behind us with those traditional summer vacations and outdoor activities along with them.  However, there is beauty in the coming months of fall.  Many of us love […]

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Why Wildwater? Because It’s “Like Being With Family”!

We often get asked “what is the difference between Wildwater and the other companies?” A good question – we all do the same sections of the river, we all have a similar safety record and our equipment is comparable. We believe our Team Members are the difference and they distinguish […]

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Whitewater Summer!

Wildwater Ocoee River Rafting

Wildwater Ocoee River Rafting

Summer is approaching and the weather couldn’t be better!  Temperature is in the 80’s during the day and 60’s in the evening making this a great time to get out and enjoy summertime activities and rafting. Do you believe that whitewater rafting is limited to those who are looking for […]

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Discover the Wildwater Difference

Multiple times a year I find myself around a campfire with people I did not know the day before.  That is the life of a group coordinator with Wildwater.  From the first call, to your arrival at one of our Adventure Centers, Miranda and I (Wildwater’s group coordinators) handle all […]

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Wildwater Nantahala – So, What Is New?!!

What’s New at the Nantahala?! It has been a busy winter for Wildwater in the Nantahala Gorge!  From property renovations to new activity and lodging options, we believe that the best is yet to come this 2015 season.  Here’s a list of what is “New” for Wildwater Nantahala:     […]

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