Kid-Friendly Attractions

Batting Cages & Golf Center

Golf Clinic – Batting Cages
Location:     Brevard
URL:     www.mountainrangegolf.com
Phone:     828-885-2722

Co-Ed Cinema

Location:     Brevard
URL:     www.coedcinema.com
Phone:     828-883-2200

Regal Biltmore Grand (Cinema)

Location:     Arden
Phone:     828-684-4726

Pisgah Fun Center

Games, Putt-Putt, Bounce house, Party Area
Location:     Pisgah Forest
URL:     www.pisgahfuncenter.com
Phone:     828-877-4386

Fun Factory

Games, Putt Putt, Go-Carts, Laser Tag
Location:     Franklin
URL:     www.franklinfun.com
Phone:     828-482-2386

Gem Mining at the Log Cabin

Location:     Sapphire
Phone:     828-966-4273

Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum

Location:     Franklin
URL:     www.fgmm.org
Phone:     828-369-7831

Earthshine Mtn. Lodge

High Ropes Course
Location:     Rosman
URL:     www.earthshinelodge.com
Phone:     828-862-4207

Arrowmont Stable

Horseback Riding
Location:     Cullowhee
URL:     www.arrowmontstables.com
Phone:     800-682-1092

Whitewater Equestrian Center

Horseback Riding
Location:     Sapphire
URL:     www.funhorsebackriding.com
Phone:     828-966-9646

Great Smokey Mountain Railway

Train Rides
Location:     Bryson City
URL:     www.gsmr.com
Phone:     800-872-4681

Gorges State Park

hiking, waterfalls, interactive programs
Location:     Sapphire
URL:     www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/gorg/main.php
Phone:     828-966-9099

Pari-Astronomical Research Institute

Location:     Rosman
URL:     www.pari.edu
Phone:     828-862-5554

Cradle of Forestry

Exhibits, trails, pioneer bldgs, 2011 Movie
Location:     Pisgah Ntl. Forest
URL:     www.cradleofforestry.com/site
Phone:     828-877-3130

Pisgah Center for Wildlife

Wildlife programs, interpretive trail with interactive exhibits
Location:     Pisgah Ntl. Forest
Phone:     828-877-4423

Pisgah Fish Hatchery

Bring the kids to view & feed hatchery raised trout
Location:     Pisgah Ntl. Forest
Phone:     828-877-4423

Champion Park

Public Playgrounds & Pools (Lifeguard on duty)
Location:     Rosman

Franklin Park

Public Playgrounds & Pools (Lifeguard on duty)
Location:     Brevard

The Village Green

(Playground Only)
Location:     Cashiers

Headwater’s Outfitters

canoeing, tubing, rafting
Location:     Rosman
URL:     www.headwatersoutfitters.com
Phone:     828-877-3061

Paddle Inn Rafting Co

Whitewater rafting
Location:     Bryson City
URL:     www.paddleinnrafting.com
Phone:     800-711-7238

Sliding Rock

60 ft. smooth rock waterslide
Location:     Pisgah National Forest

Brevard Rock Gym

Rock Climbing
Location:     Brevard
Phone:     828-884-7625

Mountain Adventure Guides

Location:     Brevard
URL:    www.myusaraft.com
Phone:     866-813-5210

The Hub at Backcountry Outdoors

Bicycle Rentals
Location:     Pisgah Forest
URL:     www.thehubpisgah.com
Phone:     828-884-8670

Mileage Chart

Arden- 34 miles; Brevard- 17 miles; Bryson City- 67 miles; Cashiers- 12 miles; Cullowee- 40 miles; Franklin- 42 miles; Pisgah Forest- 22 miles Rosman- 8 miles; Sapphire- 2 miles