Watershed Resort Blog

US Open Whitewater Slalom and Wildwater Competition Next Weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, March 26th and 27th, Nantahala Outdoor Centerwill be hosting the Nantahala Racing Club Whitewater US Open Slalom and Wildwater Competition. During this southeastern classic event hosted by Nantahala Racing ... View the full post »

Our Small Town Pharmacy Treats You Like Family

When travelling, it is often easier to go to a chain store or restaurant you know instead of taking a risk on a small mom-and-pop business. It is understandable, of course; you know what to expect and therefore will be less likely to end up frustrated or disappoint... View the full post »

Tips for Handling Snowy Conditions in the Mountains

Here in the Smoky Mountains, the weather takes on a new importance. We have ever-changing weather patterns that result in broad fluctuations in temperature. So, it is important to check the weather frequently so you have an idea of what is in store... View the full post »

Make Bryson City Part of Your 2016

The New Year is a time reflection, gratitude and making plans for what the coming months will hold. We plan to live better, eat better, exercise more, love more; the list goes on and on! This year, when you are making resolutions and setting goals for the coming mon... View the full post »

Why is Everyone Wearing Pajamas?

It's that time of year again! The town is teeming with families strolling the sidewalks in their PJs. While it may be an unexpected sight, it is just that time of year again in Bryson City. Time for the Polar Express! Yes, ... View the full post »

Celebrate Halloween in Bryson City

Looking for something fun to do in Bryson Cityon Halloween? This small really knows how to celebrate! It has been a long summer season and folks are ready to let their hair down and have a good time. If you are... View the full post »

USA Whitewater Slalom Nationals This Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday, October 9 th and 10 th, Nantahala Outdoor Centerwill be hosting the USA Canoe and Kayak Whitewater Slalom Nationals. During this event, elite paddlers a... View the full post »

Guest Appreciation Festival this Weekend at Nantahala Outdoor Center

It's that time of year again! This weekend, Nantahala Outdoor Centerwill host their annual Guest Appreciation Festival featuring tons of fun activities, great deals on new and used gear, arts an... View the full post »

Fall Color Viewing Tips

The autumn leaf color show in the Smoky Mountainsattracts visitors from around the world each year. For many visitors, the number one question is: “When is the peak color?” No matter when you plan an autumn visit... View the full post »

Eastern Cougar Declared Extinct

After more than 40 years on the Endangered Species List, the elusive Eastern Cougar has been declared extinct by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Cougars, also called mountain lions, pumas, panthers, or the colloquial south... View the full post »

Viewing Elk in the Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Parkhas an abundance of wildlife and it is a real treat to get to see a bear, deer or elk during your visit. You will, of course, want to get photos of these beautiful creatures... View the full post »

Get Inspired in Bryson City

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservatio... View the full post »

When Visiting Bryson City, Check Out The Cottage Craftsman

The Cottage Craftsmanin Bryson City, NC is a unique gallery and market that celebrates traditional and contemporary fine art, crafts, specialty foods, wine ... View the full post »

Get the Inside Scoop on Deals and Specials this Fall

Dreaming of a luxurious getaway this Fall? If you love to visit the Smoky Mountains and prefer to do it in style, join the Watershed Cabins Insider's Club! By joining our opt-in email group, you will ... View the full post »

Should I Tip My Adventure Guide?

There are so many great things to do in Bryson City! You can go for a hike, go rafting, tubing, kayaking, paddleboarding, f... View the full post »