Guided Adventure

Sunset Guided Hike Bryson City NC

By PWS Builder / March 2, 2020 /

(April – Nov. 22) 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…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City 1/2 Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Nov. 22)  The Carolina Bound Adventures half day hike is anticipated to be around an 3-4 hour adventure. The hike includes a backcountry guide and the 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!”…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City Full Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(April – Nov. 22)  The Carolina Bound Adventures full day hike is anticipated to be around an 8 hour day. The hike includes a backcountry 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 exertion level, mild, medium or…

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Waterfalls Guided Hiking Bryson City

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Nov. 22) 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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Inn-based Smokies Guided Hiking Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / February 8, 2020 /

(Please call for availability) Our multi-day Bryson City NC inn-based Hiking Adventure: “Inn, Views and Brews”!  You will enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains hiking 27 miles over 3 days, finishing up each day with a Brew stop and then dinner included.   We’ve teamed up with one of the most elegant Inns Bryson City has…

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Guided Stand Up Paddle board Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / March 26, 2019 /

(Closed for 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, have…

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Guided Kayaking Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Nov. 22)  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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Guided Mountain Biking

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Bike Rentals Included (April – Nov. 22) Guided mountain biking for beginners or intermediate riders includes bikes and outdoor gear. $89 per person for the first 2 participants + $59 per person at 3+ with a 6 person capacity.  All of our bikes are new 2020 mountain bikes.  We’ll pick a ride based on your…

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Guided Backpacking 1 Night

By Mark Van Osdal / June 23, 2017 /

(Closed for season)  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 /

(Closed for season)  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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Fly Fishing – Guided – 1/2 Day

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – October) This is a half day walk and wade trip for 4 hours.  Price displayed ($225) is for one person.  2 ppl. $275 / 3 ppl. $345.  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 bring?…

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Fly Fishing – Guided – Full Day

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(April – October) This is a full day walk and wade trip for 8 hours.  Price displayed ($300) is for one person.  2 ppl. $345 / 3 ppl. $445.  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 trips…

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Smoky Mountain Kayak Fishing – Half Day

By Mark Van Osdal / September 1, 2020 /

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 or individual. From SUP…

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Smoky Mountain Kayak Fishing – Full Day

By Stephanie Lee / September 8, 2020 /

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 or individual. From SUP…

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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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Jeep Tour Adventure

By Mark Van Osdal / August 3, 2017 /

(April – October)  Open air Jeep tours in the Nantahala Gorge visits multiple waterfalls and is a great casual way to get outdoors, see the mountains and wildlife!  Guided by professionals, the intensity level is rated “relaxing”! Trip length is approximately 2 hours and runs Mid-March through Thanksgiving with a minimum weight of 40 lbs…

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