Tubing in Bryson City, NC

LuckyOtter – A fun day on the river.

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Well, I kept my vow to escape to Deep Creek in Bryson City yesterday and spend the day tubing.   There’s nothing like the great outdoors and exciting outdoor activities to restore one’s sense of sanity.

The weather was gorgeous, and the water was refreshing and cold!

We stopped at a place called JJ’s tubes to rent our tubes (only $5 for the entire day) and the very friendly staff attached our three tubes to the top of my car.

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Then we drove the mile to the entrance to the campgrounds.

We decided to hike to the top of the trail that runs parallel to Deep Creek (almost a mile) and tube all the way down back to the campgrounds.  The top part is more difficult: there are more rapids, whirlpools, lots and lots of rocks you can get caught on, small waterfalls, and the water runs much faster.  It…

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