Outdoor Recreation & Activities

For outdoor recreation in Western NC, nothing beats the area surrounding Maggie Valley Club.Because of the year round temperate climate and numerous opportunities for outdoor adventures, Maggie Valley is the perfect place to vacation.

Maggie Valley Club & Resort is located just minutes from Cherokee Indian Reservation, Deals Gap, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and other hot spots for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you would like to take a day trip whitewater rafting or go hiking in the mountains or ski some of the best slopes in the Smokies, Western North Carolina has it all.

Listed below are just a few outdoor adventures you can experience during your visit to Western North Carolina.

Fishing & Fly fishing

There are more than 1,000 fishing lakes, rivers and streams in the Smokies stocked with everything from small and large mouth bass to sunfish and all types of trout.

Whitewater rafting, kayaking and tubing

Enjoy a half day or full day trip ranging from a relaxing family float trip to extreme whitewater adventures.

Hiking

Take a hike in the Pisgah or Nantahala National Forest or go on a guided group hike in the Appalachian Trail; the area has more than 800 miles of trails to cover for experience and beginner hikers.

Zip lining

Fun for all fitness levels, a zip line canopy tour is an exciting aerial adventure; enjoy the breath taking views within the Nantahala National Forest and other scenic areas in the North Carolina mountains.

Mountain Biking

Half and full day guided trips are available throughout the area and customized to individual preferences and ability levels.

Snow skiing

Ski, snowboard or tube down the slopes at the Cataloochee Ski Area; with 16 slopes and trails, a full-service rental shop and PSIA ski school, what more do you need?

Because of the year round temperate climate and numerous opportunities for outdoor adventures, Maggie Valley is the perfect place to live or vacation.