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Our area offers much to do, you will never be bored.  Within 1 1/2 hours you can be in Biltmore Estates in Asheville, Cherokee Indian Village,  The Great Smokey Mountain Parkway  or The Blue Ridge Parkway. In 2 hours you can be in Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg, Tennessee or even in 3 hours you can be in Knoxville..   We are 2 1/2 hours from Atlanta, close to Helen, Dahlonega and Cleveland,Geogia.
It is 1/2 hour to the South Carolina boarder.  You can be in Greenville/Spartanburg in 2 1/2 hours.  We are very Centrally located.
In our local area there is hiking, antique shopping, waterfall viewing, biking, swimming, gem mining/panning, golf, river tubing and horseback riding.  Endless things to do!!





We are also close to Tallulah Gorge State Park where they filmed  the movie "Deliverance" and Bryson City where they filmed parts of "The Fugitive".
There are lots of State Parks in our area and surrounding areas.  Such as Black Rock Mountain State Park, Moccasin Creek State Park, Smokey Mountain State Park, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Nantahala State Park and many, many more.




We are open for Kayaking from April to October weather permitting. 
Kayaking reservations highly recommended. Call today! 828-349-1717
Our operating schedule for Gem Mining and goat visiting is open year round weather permitting.

Winter  (January & February) Hours:

**Holidays may vary - Please check Google Maps or Call us at 828-349-1717**

Gem Mining "Rain or Shine" and Visiting Baby Fainting Goats

Sunday:       By reservation

Monday:      By reservation

Tuesday:      By reservation 

Wednesday: By reservation

Thursday:    By reservation

Friday:         By reservation

Saturday:     11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Other days / times available by Reservation 828-349-1717


March, April & May: Thursday - Monday 10:00AM to 5:00PM

June & July: Wednesday - Monday 10:00AM to 5:30PM

**hours may vary please check Google Maps or call us **


Kayaking reservations highly recommended.  Call Today! 828-349-1717

Kayaking Season usually  from  April to October: weather dependent

**last kayak trip leaves by 2:00 PM** Weather dependent






Primitive Outback Kayaking and Gem Mining
155 Robin Lynn Lane
Otto, NC 28763