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Smoky Mountain Vacation Rentals

Tucked away into the Nantahala National Forest, visitors will find lodging at the intersection of adventure at Nantahala Outdoor Center. NOC has something for every type of overnight visitor, and in a wide range of budgets and sizes. Spend the night in a cozy mountain cabin after a day full of adventures. Join the Appalachian Trail thru hikers at NOC’s hostel-style Basecamp, or enjoy the comforts of Dogwood Lodge during your trip. No matter where you stay, NOC’s lodging offers the ultimate in convenience with exciting outdoor adventures on your doorstep.

Dogwood Lodge

Bryson City, NC
Newly renovated layouts provide convenient, affordable on-campus accommodations with private amenities.
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dogwood motel common area with large forest facing windows
Bedroom at Dogwood Motel
dogwood motel common area with couches, table, flat screen tv and coffee.
dogwood motel queen and double bunk room with private balcony
dogwood motel bunk room with private sink and tv
Exterior of Dogwood Motel
dogwood mountain motel exterior area with patios
dogwood motel private bunk room with queen and twin bed and private patio facing forest
dogwood motel bathroom with stand up shower
dogwood motel exterior photo with private decks


Bryson City, NC
Stay where the Appalachian Trail hikers stay in NOC's hostel-style; budget-friendly bunkhouses.
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Exterior of the bunkhouses
bunkbeds in the bunkhouses
bunkhouses bunkbeds with girls chatting
bunkhouses dining area
bunkhouses bathroom


Bryson City, NC
Sleep under the stars in our waterproof, raised pods of platform tents.
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Tents set up on platforms
Tent set up on platforms
Tents set up on platforms
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