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Looking for an outdoor adventure? The Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City is the perfect day trip destination only 45 minutes from Catamount Peak! Want something closer? The Dillsboro River Company is a 15-minute drive, raft down the Tuckasegee River and take in all Western North Carolina has to offer.

36 Peak Dr.
Cullowhee, NC 28723
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Catamount Peak is just a short walk away from Western Carolina University and an 8-minute drive into Sylva.  Heading the opposite direction on 107, you will reach Cashiers- home to many golf course resorts, restaurants, and beautiful lakes. Breweries can be fund in Sylva, Dillsboro, and Cashiers. You can’t forget about Cherokee! Cherokee Harrah’s Casino Resort and reservation is a quick 30-minute drive away!

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Western Carolina University is mere minutes from Catamount Peak! Speedwell Road takes you directly from our property to the middle of campus and all of the parking lots in between! There is no need for a campus parking pass when living at Catamount Peak.

Winter is coming

As the temperature drops that doesn’t mean the fun has to! Check out our picks for some winter bucket list activities below! Host a Football Party with your RoommatesMake some fun appetizers or just order pizza […] ...

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Hello March

March represents many different things for people. Two of the biggest things celebrated during March are the start of Spring and St. Patrick’s Day- what’s not to love about either one of those?! Below you will […] ...

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Love is in the Air at Catamount Peak

February is the month of showing that extra love and appreciation for that special someone in your life. It can be overwhelming and very expensive to come up with something each year. The key is to […] ...

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Happy New Year

At the start of every New Year we make a list of goals to tackle for the next 365 days. So how do you keep the resolutions to save money, lose weight, or take the trip […] ...

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Our Top Holiday Movie Picks!

It’s that time of year when lights are twinkling and all is merry and bright! Whether you are going home over break or sticking around your apartment, there is no better way to enjoy the holiday […] ...

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