Great Smoky Mtns. National Park Sights

Deep Creek Picnic Area

  • 1912 E. Deep Creek Rd. Map It
  • Bryson City
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Deep Creek offers more than picnicking. You can go tubing (rent a tube for the day for around $5 at nearby commercial tubing centers). Hike about 2 mi to three pretty waterfalls. Go trout fishing. You can even go mountain biking here, as this is one of the few park trails where bikes are allowed. The picnic area, open year-round (but no running water in winter), has 58 picnic tables, plus a pavilion that seats up to 70. There's also a campground here.

Sight Information


1912 E. Deep Creek Rd., ., Bryson City, North Carolina, 28713, United States

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865-436-1200-park information line

Published 07/23/2015


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