DescriptionHistoric Fontana Village is a year-round resort at the southern edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A location on 10,600-acre Fontana Lake makes it a popular destination for camping, boating, fishing and swimming; lake tours and park shuttles are available. The resort also offers horseback riding, mountain biking, guided nature hikes and organized activities. Phone (828) 498-2211 or (800) 849-2258.
Fontana Dam, 3 miles northeast, is said to be the tallest dam in the eastern United States. The visitor center is open daily 9-6, May-Oct.. SR 28 is a scenic route along the Little Tennessee River as far as Tapoco.