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Great Smoky Mountains Adaptive Program Days

Adaptive Kayaking

Join a ranger and kayak guide for an interpretive kayak tour in the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 

Please note: Due to limited resources, we only have enough kayaks for adaptive athletes on this trip. If you have a friend or family member wishing to join in, they will need to have their own boat. Please contact the Fontana Village Resort Marina to enquire about boat rentals. 


To take part in our adaptive kayaking program we require kayakers to meet the following ACA Essential Eligibility Criteria:

  • Breathe independently (i.e., not require medical devices to sustain breathing)

  • Independently maintain sealed airway passages while under water

  • Independently hold head upright without neck / head support

  • Manage personal care independently or with assistance of a companion

  • Manage personal mobility independently or with a reasonable amount of assistance

  • Follow instructions and effectively communicate independently or with assistance of a companion

Cost: Free

Location: Fontana Village Resort Marina, 40 Fontana Dam Rd, Fontana Dam, NC 28733

Time: Morning session 10am-12pm or Afternoon session 1pm-3pm

Use the button below to register. If you have any questions about this event please contact us.

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