Activities

Onsite Activities

Our campground is custom-made for fun and relaxation with friends and family! Whether you enjoy team sports, swimming, fishing, or strolling around the grounds, you’ll find enjoyment at every turn!

Some of our onsite activities include:

  • A beautiful, newly-upgraded swimming pool
  • Horse shoes
  • Corn hole (beanbag toss)
  • Catch & release fishing pond
  • Gem mine next to campground
  • Open grassy field for games


Offsite Activities

Outdoor activities abound within minutes of Rose Creek Campground and Cabins! From tubing and white-water rafting, to hiking and zip-lining through breathtaking mountain vistas, the adventures never stop.

Be sure to check out Wayah Bald Lookout Tower, a historical rock structure along the Appalachian trail that offers immaculate views of the Smoky Mountains. Less than a 5 minute walk from the car, a short climb up the tower and you’ll be looking at the most beautiful sunrise you’ve ever seen!

Macon County is also home to the world-renowned Appalachian Trail, boasting acres of sprawling nature-filled hiking paths, lakes, and rivers. Adventurers can take a break and rejuvenate in a variety of natural springs. Close by there is gem mining, tubing, kayaking, rafting, zip lining, hiking, waterfalls, train rides and so much more!

More Local Activity Highlights

Rose Creek Mine https://rosecreekmine.com/

Cowee Gift Shop & Mason Mountain Mine http://masonmtnmine.com/

The Franklin Waterfalls http://www.franklin-chamber.com/waterfalls-wnc/

Hiking in and Near Franklin, NC www.franklin-chamber.com/hiking/

A Variety of Great Local Restaurants http://www.franklin-chamber.com/restaurants/

Thrilling Indoor and Outdoor Attractions http://www.franklin-chamber.com/recreation

Lazy Hiker Brewery https://lazyhikerbrewing.com/

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