Guided Adventure

Sunset Guided Hike Bryson City NC

By PWS Builder / March 2, 2020 /

(April – Oct.) 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 6 Guests, we pick-up and drop-off at your vacation rental location allowing you to relax and enjoy the evening.  Pick-up is…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City 1/2 Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – October)  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!”  We…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City Full Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(April – October) 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 “let’s…

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Waterfalls Guided Hiking Bryson City

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – October) 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 2+ hours over approximately 5 miles.  You’ll see 3 waterfalls and the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Includes a back country…

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Inn-based Smokies Guided Hiking Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / February 8, 2020 /

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 to offer, The McKinley…

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Guided Backpacking 1 Night

By Mark Van Osdal / June 23, 2017 /

(April – October)  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 /

(April – October)  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 Mountain Biking

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Bike Rentals Included (April – Oct.) 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 desired…

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Guided Stand Up Paddleboard Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / March 26, 2019 /

(April – October) No experience on a Stand Up Paddleboard?  (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 a…

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Guided Kayaking Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – October) 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 scenery,…

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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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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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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Rafting

By Mark Van Osdal / May 10, 2018 /

(April – October)  The Raft and Rail package!  A ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad is followed by a fully guided rafting trip on the Nantahala River. The Nantahala is a popular and exciting eight miles of Class II and III rapids. Scenery and new experiences abound on both these excursions. Your trip will…

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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Zipline

By Mark Van Osdal / May 10, 2018 /

(April – October) The Tarzan Train package!  The Train and Canopy Combo trip will start in Bryson City at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot. You will ride through the Smoky Mountains, cross Fontana Lake on a trestle bridge and up into the Nantahala Gorge. On your 2-hour train ride, watch paddlers challenge the rapids…

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