Guided Adventure

Sunset Guided Hike Bryson City NC

By PWS Builder / March 2, 2020 /

Open for 2022 Season! Our private guided Sunset Hike at Carolina Bound Adventures is close to Bryson City, NC, and offers a 360-degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains at sunset.  With room for 7 Guests, we meet you at a central location for pick up and we drive, allowing you to relax and enjoy…

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Waterfalls Guided Hiking Bryson City

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Open for 2022 Season! This Waterfalls Hike is guided and a great way to get out, hike and see the beauty of Western North Carolina.  The hike is anticipated to be around 3+ hours over approximately 5-6 miles.  You’ll see 3 waterfalls and the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Includes a back…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City 1/2 Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Open for 2022 Season! The Carolina Bound Adventures half-day hike is anticipated to be around a 3-4 hour adventure. The hike includes a backcountry guide and outdoor gear! Backpack, hiking poles, and basic hiking gear essentials. We’ll pick a hike based on your desired exertion level, mild, medium, or “let’s go for it!”  We specialize…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City Full Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

Open for 2022 Season! The Carolina Bound Adventures full-day hike is anticipated to be around an 8 hour day. The hike includes a backcountry guide and outdoor gear! Backpack, hiking poles, and basic hiking gear essentials. Picnic-style lunch included! We’ll pick a hike based on your desired exertion level, mild, medium, or “let’s go for…

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Historic Proctor Guided Hike in the Smokies

By Mark Van Osdal / October 28, 2021 /

Open for 2022 Season! On this guided hike we’ll take a boat shuttle across Fontana Lake and up Hazel Creek where we’ll put in for a hike to historic Proctor.  Learn about the history of the first European-American settlers, Moses and Patience Procter who arrived there in the 1830s.  In the early 20th century before the…

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Guided Mountain Biking

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Open for 2022 Season!  Bike Rentals Included Guided mountain biking for beginners or intermediate riders includes bikes and outdoor gear. $120 per person for the first 2 participants + $94 per person at 3+ with an 8-person capacity.  2 person minimum booking. All of our bikes are new 2020 mountain bikes.  We’ll pick a ride…

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Fly Fishing & Breweries Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / February 1, 2022 /

Open for 2022 Season! Fly Fishing and then a Breweries Tour in one day? Winning!  This guest inspired idea is now available!  You’ll start out your morning on a guided fly fishing adventure at some of the best trout creeks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and then we’ll head out for a 4…

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Guided Paddle Board

Guided Stand Up Paddle Board Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / March 26, 2019 /

Open for 2022 Season!  No experience on a Stand Up Paddle board?  (SUP)  If you’re curious but want an experienced Guide to lead the way, we’ve got the solution with this 2 hour adventure.  We’ll bring the paddleboards and Guide for you to explore beautiful Fontana Lake in Bryson City.  Enjoy the scenery, explore coves,…

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Guided Kayaking Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Open for 2022 Season!  Not comfortable going out on the water by yourself in a kayak? If you’re curious but want an experienced Guide to lead the way, we’ve got the solution with this 2 hour adventure.  We’ll bring the kayak(s) and Guide for you to explore beautiful Fontana Lake in Bryson City.  Enjoy the…

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Whitewater Rafting

White Water Rafting – Guided

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – October)   Not confident guiding your own raft?  Carolina Bound Adventures will arrange for an experienced River Guide to lead the way.  North Carolina’s shimmering Nantahala River offers river rafting through family-friendly rapids that are mild, but exciting!  The Nantahala features a 3 hour, eight mile,  Class I – II rapids before splashing…

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Fly Fishing – Guided – 1/2 Day

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(Opens March 1, 2022!) This is a half day walk and wade trip for 4 hours.  Price displayed ($225) is for one person.  2 ppl. $300 / 3 ppl. $375.  Provisions include Professional Guide, all fly fishing gear, rods, reels, waders, wading boots, flies, leaders, and tippets at no additional charge. What do you need to…

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Fly Fishing – Guided – Full Day

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(Opens March 1, 2022!) This is a full day walk and wade trip for 8 hours.  Price displayed is for one or 2 guests. For a third guest add $50.  Provisions include Professional Guide, all fly fishing gear, rods, reels, waders, wading boots, flies, leaders, and tippets at no additional charge plus full day Guided…

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Guided Backpacking 1 Night

By Mark Van Osdal / June 23, 2017 /

(Email info@carolinaboundadventures.com for availability.)If you are visiting the Western North Carolina / Great Smoky Mountains area, want to go Backpacking, but don’t have the gear or maybe the experience, Carolina Bound Adventures has the solution!  We specialize in Backpacking for families, or those that are new to Backpacking and want to try the experience, or…

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Guided Backpacking 2 Nights

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(Please call for availability.  828-569-6699) If you are visiting the Western North Carolina / Great Smoky Mountains area, want to go Backpacking, but don’t have the gear or maybe the experience, Carolina Bound Adventures has the solution!  We specialize in Backpacking for families, or those that are new to Backpacking and want to try the…

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Smoky Mountain Kayak Fishing – Half Day

By Mark Van Osdal / September 1, 2020 /

(Opens April 9, 2022!) Smoky Mountain Kayak Fishing specializes in guided kayak fishing just outside Bryson City in Graham County, NC.  Come fish the beautiful Lake Santeetlah, Cheoah Lake, or explore Calderwood with us!  With so much pristine water to explore, species to target, and breathtaking views, we’re able to customize trips to fit any…

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Smoky Mountain Kayak Fishing – Full Day

By Stephanie Lee / September 8, 2020 /

(Opens April 9, 2022!) Smoky Mountain Kayak Fishing specializes in guided kayak fishing just outside Bryson City in Graham County, NC.  Come fish beautiful Lake Santeetlah, Cheoah Lake, or explore Calderwood with us!  With so much pristine water to explore, species to target, and breathtaking views, we’re able to customize trips to fit any family…

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