Things To Do


Whitewater Equestrian Center

Guide to Lake Toxaway & Sapphire
( Eat . Shop . Play . Stay )

Whitewater Equestrian Center

PARI Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute

Panthertown Valley
Panthertown Valley is a beautiful piece of country that has something for a variety of outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, camping, photography, among other things, you'll be glad you put visiting Panthertown on your to-do list! Drop by Bear Tracks before going into the Valley where we have Panthertown maps, Panthertown books, snacks and outdoor gear you'll need for your trip. 

French Broad River
The French Broad River is another must see when visiting the area and provides fun for the whole family! On the French Broad you can go fishing and tubing! At Bear Tracks, we sell supplies for both. We even offer tubing trips down the French Broad. We will take you to the river and pick you up! For more information visit our Tubing Page. Why is getting quality time on the French Broad a must-do? The French Broad is one of the oldest rivers on the North American continent, it existed even before the Appalachin Mountains were formed, an estimated 300 million years ago. Go tubing on the French Broad and enjoy spending time in one of the most ancient rivers in the world!

Gorges State Park
Gorges State Park is a great destination for sight seeing! It has waterfalls, river gorges, and rare species to keep you entertained and one with nature. There is a visiting center, restrooms, and picnic tables. You can pick up supplies for lunch at our convenient store, Lake Toxaway Trading Post, and enjoy a picnic as family at Gorges.