Few People Know There’s A North Carolina Island You Can Walk To

Not many people realize that just a few city blocks from the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in downtown Bryson City, lies an unspoiled island in the middle of the Tuckasegee River – and the only way you can there is on foot.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Bryson City Island Park is located at 213 Bryson St., Bryson City, NC 28713. Admission and parking are free. It is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For more reasons to drop everything and head to Bryson City, keep reading here!