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Bordering the southern side of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bryson City is a small town with big outdoor possibilities: whitewater rafting, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, tubing, zip-lining, paddleboarding, mountain biking and scenic train rides. This laid-back, non-touristy spot is a true getaway for couples, friends and families alike. Bryson City is just one hour west of Asheville, two hours from Greenville, Knoxville and Chattanooga and three hours from Atlanta and Charlotte.
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    Nantahala Hilly Half Marathon & 5KNantahala Hilly Half Marathon & 5K
    A challenging course along ridge-top trails in the Nantahala Gorge. Competitor discounts for other activities. In association with Run Bum Tours.
    April 2, 2016 - April 2, 2016
    Nantahala Outdoor Center - Bryson City NC
    PEANUTS Valentine Express & Sweetheart TrainPEANUTS Valentine Express & Sweetheart Train
    PEANUTS Valentine Express & Sweetheart Train
    The Valentine Sweetheart Train will leave the Bryson City train depot at 11 am and travel along the Tuckasegee River to Dillsboro for a 1-1/2 hour layover and...
    February 13, 2016 - February 13, 2016
    Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Depot - Bryson City NC
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    10th Annual Wave Sport Nantahala Open10th Annual Wave Sport Nantahala Open
    A fun, kayak competition; open to all boaters no matter the experience or ability, consisting of categories for every skill level--and the prizes that go along...
    April 23, 2016 - April 23, 2016
    Endless River Adventures - Nantahala Gorge - Bryson City NC
    Nantahala Racing Club Glacier BreakerNantahala Racing Club Glacier Breaker
    The season opener for slalom and kayak wildwater racing in the United States. Sponsored by the Nantahala Racing Club and held at the Nantahala Bridge Gates....
    February 27, 2016 - February 28, 2016
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