The Downhill Tubing Adventure In North Carolina That’s Unlike Any Other
Even though North Carolina is home to the largest snow tubing park on the East Coast, this seasonal activity isn’t typical something you can do all year round. Luckily, there’s a way to still enjoy summer snow tubing in North Carolina – just without the snow. At Highlands Outpost (formerly known as Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center) in North Carolina, there’s an epic downhill tubing adventure known as turf tubing, and it’s a fun activity you’ll want to do again and again! Here’s everything you need to know about tubing at Highlands NC:
Check out this great video of summer snow tubing at Highlands Outpost from Youtube user eddiewilson9033:
Highlands Outpost in North Carolina is a unique place to go for outdoor recreation in the Tar Heel State. For more information about turf tubing and more outdoor adventures, visit the Highlands Outpost website or Highlands Outpost Facebook page.
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Tubing In North Carolina
Where else can you go tubing in North Carolina?
There are so many wonderful places to go tubing in North Carolina! Here are a few:
- In Ashville, tubing down the historic French Broad River is basically a rite of passage. You'll lounge and float pasts mountains, breweries, and forests.
- Green River is another of our favorites; while the rapids of Green River near Saluda attract adventurous whitewater rafters, portions of the river are also gentle enough for a relaxing day of tubing. You'll coast through dense forests near Green River Gorge, for the ultimate North Carolina tubing experience.
Does North Carolina have any lazy rivers?
Yes, North Carolina has lazy rivers such as the one you'll visit with Wilderness Cove Tubing and Camping. Offering a 2-3 hour journey downriver is the quintessential North Carolina tubing experience, and you can even extend your visit by staying overnight at one of the park's cabins or campsites.
Check out these six other natural lazy rivers in North Carolina where you can relax and float away the day.
What do people do for outdoor recreation in North Carolina?
Here are a few things people do for outdoor recreation in North Carolina:
- High Mountain Expeditions has a river tubing adventure that’s the perfect way to do just that. River rafting is fun for the entire family. Kids will enjoy the day at least as much as you do.
- Camping is quite popular here as our mild weather allows adventure-seekers to camp year-round. If you’re looking for some budget-friendly picks, these 10 campgrounds are just $25/night and offer some of the coolest camp experiences in North Carolina. Carolina Hemlocks Campground features a gorgeous swimming hole and some seriously spectacular forest canopies, making it one of our favorite places for outdoor recreation in North Carolina!