Fontana Village is a complete vacation destination located close to the North Carolina side of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Set amid scenic mountains, the impressive Fontana Dam and a plethora of attractions are designed to keep its resort goers busy. Attractions include vintage cabins, antiques, hiking and biking trails, canoes, pontoon boats, mini golf, a recreation hall, dancing and a mountain-sized water slide. The facilities include all you need to fish, ride horses, swim, camp, hike through the backcountry. Fontana is approximately one mile from the Appalachian Trail. It includes lodging facilities and restaurants.