Green Friday! Zip to Plant Trees!

Avoid the chaos and long shopping lines on Black Friday and join Wildwater for the 6th Annual Green Friday at most of our Zipline Canopy Tour locations.  We will donate 50% of all proceeds from our aerial adventures to some great organizations including Asheville GreenWorks, RiverLink in Asheville, Trees Greenville in Upstate [...]
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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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Meet Chattooga Team Members Hunter & Amy!

We have many great Team Members.  We recently sat down with our Chattooga River Manager, Hunter Hamm, and our Chattooga Canopy Manager, Amy Bolton, to see what brought them to Wildwater, what challenges they face daily and what they enjoy to do in their spare time.  Also, find out their […]

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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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Pigeon River Area Bucket List

As we continue our Bucket List series, we want to highlight several of the Must-Dos in the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge area.  Admittedly, many of these activities focus on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) but for good reason – this year is the 100th Anniversary of the National Park […]

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Ocoee River Area Bucket List

For the 3rd addition of our area bucket lists we will focus on the Ocoee River Area.  Located on the Ocoee Scenic Byway (Hwy. 64) between Murphy, NC and Ducktown, TN, you will find a multitude of activities and history in this area.  Here are some of our favorite things […]

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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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Fly High & See the World from a Different Perspective!

See the world from the top of a white oak.  Zip over rafters on the Pigeon River.  View big Frog Wilderness Area, Clingman’s Dome or the Asheville Skyline from upwards of 50 ft. up in the trees!  Wildwater built and operates the largest Canopy Tour company in the Southeast including [...]
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Why Wildwater

The Wildwater Way What truly sets Wildwater apart is something we refer to as “The Wildwater Way.”  The Wildwater Way is the set of principles that drives everything we do at Wildwater.  From the Commitment to Guest Services that you experience first with reservations, to the facilities and equipment, to […]

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Get Outdoors and Be Prepared!

You have planned your adventure with Wildwater and are everyone is excited, but having a great time in the out-of-doors can depend on being comfortable and prepared for the activity in which you are participating. RAFTING In general, what you wear when rafting (or when participating in other water activities) […]

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