There are so many fun things to do in Hot Springs! Here’s a list of places and activities we recommend.
Hot Springs Resort & Spa
Located at the nexus of the French Broad River and lovely Spring Creek, Hot Springs Resort & Spa offers private, outdoor, natural spring hot tubs in an idyllic setting. Supplied by a natural hot mineral water spring that continuoulsly flows, you can soak and relax your cares away, with a romantic partner or a group of close friends or family members. Add a massage to complete your relaxation and rejuvenation experience.
Hot Springs Rafting
Hot Springs Rafting is a local family-owned company offering full- and half-day rafting adventures, as well as funyak and tube rentals on the French Broad River. Let us fine-tune your river adventure, including guided and unguided adventures, with or without lunch, and shuttle service to and from the put-in and take-out areas. Enjoy the outdoors, get wet, and have a barrel (or a raft) of fun!
Hiking in Hot Springs
Hiking trails in Hot Springs
You know all about the famous Appalachian Trail, and if you don’t there’s plenty of info available online. But did you know there are lots of other hiking trails in and around Hot Springs? Click the image above to visit the Madison County page with info on many of our local hiking trails. You can also visit the Hot Springs Welcome Center, in the middle of town.
Sandy Bottom Trail Rides
Horseback riding through some of the most beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain terrain you can imagine, Sandy Bottom Trail rides provide trail riding experiences for folks of all ages, experience, and riding ability. With a focus on safety, you will find riding through our beautiful mountains relaxing and exhilarating in equal measures. Our guides are friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced!
C&H Fishing Supplies
Spring Creek and the French Broad River are prime spots to fish. If you are staying at Musical Waters Cottage, then you can fish right outside our back door.
If you need rods, reels, bait and other supplies, head to C&H Fishing Supplies located at 257 Mountain Heights, Hot Springs. You can call them at 828-622-3205 for hours and more info.
French Broad Zipline Tours
A view you don’t often get… from the very tops of the trees and winging your way through the awesome Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Grab your friends or family and enjoy an outing that you will be talking about for years to come. Ziplining is the perfect way to make indelible memories, and a great way to experience the beauty of Madison County and the Appalachians.