Recreational Sports

The Cataloochee Ski Area is the area's only ski resort southwest of Asheville and this ski mountain has 16 ski slopes and trails. Mountain biking is a popular sport in Waynesville. The Blue Ridge Breakaway cycling event takes place in August and the ride begins at Lake Junaluska. Waynesville golf courses include Laurel Ridge Country Club, Waynesville Inn Golf Course, Lake Junaluska Golf Course, Springdale Country Club and the Maggie Valley Golf Course. For those who enjoy adventurous hikes, Graveyard Fields and Devils Courthouse on the Blue Ridge Parkway are quickly accessible hiking trails along with the Highest Point on the Parkway at 6,047 feet. Cataloochee Creek, Jonathan Creek and East Fork Pigeon River are all popular trout fishing streams in the Haywood County area.

Cataloochee Ski Area

Cataloochee Ski Area

Location: 1080 Ski Lodge Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
Laurel Ridge Country Club

Laurel Ridge Country Club

Location: Waynesville, NC
Phone: 828-452-0545
Waynesville Inn Golf Course

Waynesville Inn Golf Course

Location: Waynesville, NC
Phone: 828-456-3551
Lake Junaluska Golf Course

Lake Junaluska Golf Course

Location: Waynesville, NC
Phone: 828-456-5777
Springdale Country Club

Springdale Country Club

Location: 200 Golfwatch Rd, Canton, NC
Maggie Valley Golf Course

Maggie Valley Golf Course

Location: Maggie Valley, NC