Autumn Adventures at Lake Nantahala

The onset of cold weather means packing up many Lake Nantahala outdoor adventures. White water rafting, fishing, and kayaking have become something to anticipate for the warm, sunny weather of spring. But with the splendor of our fall foliage, crisp waterfalls, and rugged mountain terrain, autumn gives new life to outdoor adventures like hiking, camping, and horseback riding. Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and our North Carolina mountain lake homes offer plenty to be thankful for. Explore a world of beauty, adventure, and brisk mountain air in the national forests just beyond your backyard.

Appalachian Trail

When was the last time you explored the Appalachian Trail? The trail spans Maine to Georgia and cuts through the heart of the Nantahala National Forest, giving our Reflection community easy access to one of the most celebrated trails in the country. Just one of the many North Carolina mountain hiking options, the Appalachian Trail is alive with the rich colors, curious wildlife, and unexplored terrain that make our home such a breathtaking retreat. Take a day hike along the edge of the Great Smoky Mountain National Forest or plan a camping expedition and test your limits. The convenient, majestic trails won’t cease to remind you and your family to be thankful for your Lake Nantahala home.

horseback ridingHorseback Riding

It won’t be long until your cabin is brimming with food, decorations, and more relatives that you could expect. Find a few hours of peace before the holidays begin or plan a family adventure horseback riding in the Nantahala Gorge. Whether you’re hitting the open trails alone or riding into the sunset with your loved ones in tow, a horseback riding tour of Nantahala is the perfect start to your Thanksgiving festivities. Learn the significance of our national forests, see historic settlements, and discover untold natural beauty with one of the many guided tour options. The ride may only last a few hours, but the memories will last a lifetime.

Our Lake Nantahala real estate rests in the heart of the stunning North Carolina mountains. Call for information on community life, nearby adventures, or purchasing your own Reflection home.

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