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.

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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!