Murphy, North Carolina is a beautiful, peaceful small town located within the heart of North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains.

Its tree-lined downtown boasts fully restored historic buildings that beckon to history buffs. You can stroll the downtown and dine in its quaint restaurants or head into the countryside to enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities in the area’s unspoiled streams, rivers, mountains, and ridges. There are also many thriving small businesses in town, including restaurants, retail shops, artists’ galleries and gift shops.


Downtown Murphy, North Carolina

Downtown Murphy, North Carolina offers quaint restaurants and many thriving small businesses such as retail shops, artist galleries and gift shops.


The Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino

The Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino across the street from the Valley River RV Park, holds 50,000 square feet of gaming space with more than 1,000 slots and 70 traditional table games, a five-outlet food market and a 300-room, full service hotel.


The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is about a two-hour drive from the River Valley RV Resort and is worth a visit. The park straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, features a segment of the Appalachian Trail and an observation tower topping Clingmans Dome offering scenic views of the mist-covered mountains.


Wine Tours and Breweries

Wine tours and breweries offer great beverages including wine from the rich soil and mild winters that grow a variety of grapes. Local wineries and breweries offer tastings and tours. Each winery and brewery brings a new taste, a unique ambiance and a memorable experience.


Outdoor Activities

Outdoor activities like camping, hiking, whitewater rafting at , mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, backpacking, golfing, motorcycle riding, train rides, zip lining and hunting near the River Valley RV Resort abound! Find out more at Select an itinerary and have a blast!

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