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Outdoor Guides and Outfitters

New to area or to the outdoors? We love first-timers!
Don't have the gear? We've got everything you need.
Want a Professional Guide to lead the way? We're ready for adventure.
You've come to the right place at Carolina Bound Adventures!

Day hike.  Overnight hike.  Waterfall hike.  Mountain biking.

There’s nothing quite like the outdoors in and around the Great Smoky Mountains / Western North Carolina / Bryson City area. With your boots tied tight, a backpack and hiking stick, you’ve got nowhere to go but up! And that’s just what you’re going to do here at Carolina Bound Adventures...  Not only do we offer outdoor guides for different experience levels, but we’ve also got the equipment for your guided adventures!

1/2 Day Hike

Guided Day Hike - 1/2 Day Hike - $45 per person

Anticipated to be around a 3-4 hour day. Includes Back Country Guide and the outdoor gear! Back (day) packs, hiking poles and basic hiking gear essentials. Picnic style lunch included! We'll pick a hike based on your desired exertion and physical level. 

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Full Day Hike

Guided Day Hike - Full Day Hike - $75 per person

Anticipated to be around an 8 hour day. Includes Back Country Guide and the outdoor gear! Backpack, hiking poles and basic hiking gear essentials. Picnic style lunch included! We'll pick a hike based on your desired physical and exertion level. 

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Overnight Hikes

Guided Overnight Backpacking Trips - 1 or 2 nights
$145 per person for 1 night. $185 / person for 2 nights.

Includes Back Country Guide and the outdoor gear! Backpacks, hiking poles and basic hiking gear essentials. All meals included! We'll pick a hike based on your desired physical and exertion level.  All Back Country Guides are wilderness first aid certified and we practice leave no trace protocols.

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Waterfall Day Hikes

Guided Waterfall Hike - 1/2 Day Hike - $45 per person
Anticipated to be around a 3-4 hour day. Includes Back Country Guide and the outdoor gear! Back (day) packs, hiking poles and basic hiking gear essentials! 

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Brewery Tour

(April - October) The exploding Craft Brewery phenomenon prevails in Western Carolina. You want the experience but don’t want your wallet to explode from a DUI!! This Craft Brewery tour will give you the best of the Western North Carolina area with a Designated Driver. Tour starts at 11:00 A.M. in Bryson City and ultimately returns there as well. Tour accommodates up to 6 people and is approximately 5-6 hours. $79 per person including a pint at each brewery and transportation. Approximately 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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Winery Tour

Carolina Bound Adventures Western North Carolina Wineries Tour With Designated Driver
(April - October) Tour visits the fabulous Western North Carolina Wineries in Murphy and Andrews NC: Nottely River Valley Vineyards, Valley River Vineyards, Cherokee Cellars Winery, FernCrest Winery and Calaboose Cellars. Tour starts and ends in Bryson City. Tour accommodates up to 6 people and is approximately 5-6 hours. $69 per person including tastings at each winery and transportation. Approximately 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  NOTE: this tour only runs Thurs - Sunday as the wineries are closed the other days. 

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Waterfall and Brewery Tour

The best of both!! Waterfalls and Beer! (April - October) This 6 hour tour visits 4 great Western Carolina waterfalls and 6 breweries. This is a full day tour and includes a picnic lunch! This Craft Brewery tour will give you the best of the Western North Carolina area with a Designated Driver. Tour starts at 11:00 A.M. in Bryson City and ultimately returns there as well. Tour accommodates up to 6 people and is approximately 5-6 hours. $79 per person including a pint at each brewery and transportation. Runs approximately 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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Mountain Biking

Guided Mountain Biking Adventure - Bike Rentals Included - $145 per person
Anticipated to be around a 3-4 hour adventure. Includes Back Country Guide and the outdoor gear! Picnic lunch, snacks and fluids included. We'll pick a ride based on your physical level and desired exertion.  All Back Country Guides are Wilderness first aid certified and we practice leave no trace protocols.

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