Hiking near Sylva, NC: The 10 Best Smoky Mountain Hikes

Western North Carolina is a nature enthusiast’s playground, one that’s equally spellbinding, lush, and vast. This crowd-pleasing, four-season destination is known for its whitewater rafting, fly fishing, and deep-wooded waterfalls. However, the number one daily pursuit, amongst travelers, is hiking. Backpackers, birders, photographers, and casual travelers alike cannot resist the Smoky Mountain aesthetic, especially when it’s combined with several miles of hiking near Sylva, NC, a quintessential small town. Start and finish each day of exploration and adventure with Great Smokys, the area’s top provider of Western North Carolina cabin rentals. We boast a small fleet of woodland cabins near [...]