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This Swain County map shows more than two dozen places to catch fish around Bryson City – including trout streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, public/private streams, the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Cheoah Lake, and the 29-mile long, 10,230-acre Fontana Lake. For more information about each of these locations, follow the links at the top of the page.

New: Parking Fees

Parking tags are required to park in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Three tag durations will be available for purchase for all vehicle sizes and types: Daily, $5; Weekly, $15; or Annual, $40. Parking tags may be purchased online, or on-site. Parking tags will NOT be required for motorists who pass through the area or who park for less than 15 minutes, or while parked at their designated campsite. Parking Info