Activities for Young People
Depending on the age of your young people, many of the activities listed on the Recreation page may apply. Here are other activities aimed strictly to the youth.
Fun Factory in the Smokies: 56,000 square feet of fun! Play all day on go-carts, arcade games, miniature golf, bowling alley, laser tag, ferris whhel and much more. Feaures two restaurants. (828) 349.8888
Great Smoky Mountain Railroad: Railroad running from Dillsboro to Bryson City. During special times, they feature The Little Engine That Could, Thomas the Tank Engine, and The Polar Express. (800) 872.4681
Carpe Diem Farms: Camp centered around horses. (828) 526.4752
The Bascom: Art Classes in various mediums for youth of different ages. (828) 526.4949
Highlands Nature Center: Ecologically centered camps based on age groups. (828) 526.2623
Highlands Recreation Park: Day camp including swimming and activities (828) 526.3556
Headwaters Outfitters: Youth Day Camp (828) 877.3106
Cliffside Lake: Hiking trails, picnic shelters, grills. Lake for swimming and fishing.
Highlands Nature Center: Several tables among some lovely gardens
Highlands Recreation Park: Picnic tables and a playground.