• Jackson County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center

    800-962-1911 or 828-586-2155

  • Play In Our Backyard

  • NC Trout Capital/WNC Fly Fishing Trail

  • Concerts on the Creek

  • July 4 Fireworks Festivities

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  • On Friday, Dec. 7, the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting/grand opening ceremony for its new members at Black Balsam Outdoors. Located at 562 West Main Street in Sylva, Black Balsam Outdoors is home to lots of outdoor lifestyle gear and clothing. Black Balsam is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.blackbalsamoutdoors.com or call 828-631-2864 or visit them on Facebook. From left to right are Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Brett Woods, Jerry Ollis, John Hagdorn, Steve Baxley, Ina Sams, Black Balsam Outdoors staff members Maury Hudson, Leigh Rothermel, owners Georganna and Logan Seamon, Sarah Spiro, and chamber ambassadors Dana M Smith, Karson Walston, Chad Gerrety, John Wermuth, Carroll Smith, and chamber Executive Director Julie Spiro.

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    What's New

  • Hook, Line & Drinker

    The annual Hook, Line and Drinker Festival is held each May in downtown Sylva. This event celebrates Jackson County being the home of the N.C. Trout Capital, the WNC Fly Fishing Trail and features the best in regional music, food and craft beer. It also features the annual pre-festival Tuck Trout Trot fun run/walk.

  • Jackson County Tourism

    The Jackson County Tourism Development Authority website has additional information for lodging, shopping, events, and more. The chamber works closely with the TDA to provide impeccable service to our visitors, local residents, lodging facilities, restaurants and merchants.

  • Hiking Trails/Waterfalls

    Two of the most popular features of Jackson County are the majestic mountains that surround us and the mesmerizing waterfalls that flow within them. Come experience them for yourself with an all-inclusive hiking trail and waterfall map that will help you find that perfect spot.