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National Forests In North Carolina Park

18 Activites Email: leonharris@fs.fed.us Distance: 3.65 miles

The National Forests in North Carolina include the Nantahala National Forest and the Pisgah National Forest in the mountains, the Uwharrie National Forest in the Piedmont and the Croatan National Forest on the coast.  Each forest provides unique and diverse recreation opportunities.To find areas associated with specific activities, click on the activity of interest in the left hand column. ...

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Cherohala Skyway - North Carolina National Park

Phone: (828)-479-6431 Distance: 17.16 miles

Travel the Cherohala Skyway and enjoy panoramic vistas as you wind through the Southern Appalachian high country. Spectacular mountain views of Nantahala and Cherokee National Forests stretch out before you. Spot an impressive variety of flora and fauna from a series of pull-offs. Picnic spots and short trails enhance your visit.

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Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 20.96 miles

The Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness now contains a total of 17,394 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. North Carolina contains approximately 13,562 acres. Tennessee contains approximately 3,832 acres. In 1975 the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational act...

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Blue Ridge Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 23.56 miles

Blue Ridge Reservoir is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest of north Georgia. There's a scenic overlook above the dam and a shaded picnic area near the powerhouse. The canoe and kayak launch site below the dam gives nonmotorized boaters access to the Toccoa River. The river is noted among fishermen for its sunfish, trout, and bass. When water is released from the Blue Ridge Dam to gene...

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Chatuge Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 23.56 miles

Sport fishing is popular at Chatuge, both in the reservoir and in the Hiwassee River below the dam. Concrete weirs have been installed below the dam to provide a steady flow of water and to increase oxygen levels for fish and other aquatic animals. Wade fishing for trout is popular here since fish are attracted to the weirs, where food is abundant. Chatuge is operated for many purposes, includi...

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Nottely Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 23.56 miles

Nottely Reservoir lies in the state of Georgia on the southeastern edge of the Tennessee River watershed, nestled in the mountains and valleys of the Chattahoochee National Forest. The reservoir features a beach and camping area and is a great place for viewing wildlife. Nottely Reservoir serves a number of purposes other than recreation, including flood control and power generation.

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Apalachia Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 23.56 miles

Apalachia Reservoir is a small, deep, cool-water lake set in the mountains of western North Carolina. The dam was built primarily to generate hydropower, but the reservoir also provides a beautiful site for fishing, canoeing, hiking, and primitive camping. Adjacent to the Nantahala National Forest, the reservoir has very little private shoreline development, and there are no commercial recreati...

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Hiwassee Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 23.56 miles

Surrounded by the Nantahala and Cherokee National Forests, Hiwassee and the adjacent Apalachia Reservoir serve as a rich habitat for deer, wild turkey, and other animals. Below Hiwassee Dam a day-use park on Apalachia Reservoir provides access to boating, fishing, and exploring the reservoir and its tributaries. The Hiwassee is exceptionally beautiful and well suited for canoeing, rafting, and ...

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Ocoee Lakes 1, 2, And 3 National Park

10 Activites Phone: (828)-837-7395 Email: tvainfo@tva.gov Distance: 23.56 miles

Ocoee No. 1, with the other Ocoee dams, is an integral part of TVA's hydroelectric system. Together they produce more than 70,000 kilowatts of electric power. The U.S. Forest Service operates campgrounds on Parksville Reservoir in the beautiful Cherokee National Forest, and visitors can also stay at a commercially run inn on the reservoir. A number of commercial outfitters supply equipment and...

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Brasstown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.85 miles

The Brasstown Wilderness now contains a total of 12,896 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Brasstown Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...inc...

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Citico Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.69 miles

The Citico Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 16,226 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1984 the Citico Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Tray Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 27.73 miles

The Tray Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,702 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Tray Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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Bald River Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 29.72 miles

The Bald River Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of 3,721 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1984 the Bald River Gorge Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...

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Mark Trail Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.49 miles

The Mark Trail Wilderness now contains a total of 16,400 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1991 the Mark Trail Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Rank: 3 8 Activites Distance: 33.04 miles

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.

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Raven Cliffs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 36.22 miles

The Raven Cliffs Wilderness now contains a total of 9,115 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Raven Cliffs Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Cherohala Skyway National Park

Phone: (919)-733-4171 Distance: 37.54 miles

The Skyway offers the cultural heritage of the Cherokee tribe and early settlers in a grand forest environment in the Appalachian Mountains. Enjoy mile-high vistas and brilliant fall foliage, as well as great hiking opportunities and picnic spots in magnificent and seldom-seen portions of the southern Appalachian National Forests.

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Cherohala Skyway - Tennessee National Park

Phone: (423)-253-2520 Distance: 37.54 miles

The Skyway presents the cultural heritage of the Cherokee tribe and early settlers in a grand forest environment in the Appalachian Mountains. Enjoy mile-high vistas and brilliant fall foliage, as well as great hiking opportunities and picnic spots in magnificent and seldom-seen portions of the southern Appalachian National Forests.

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Blood Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 38.26 miles

The Blood Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 7,800 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1991 the Blood Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Middle Prong Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 41.46 miles

The Middle Prong Wilderness now contains a total of 7,460 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1984 the Middle Prong Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Little Frog Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 45.16 miles

The Little Frog Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 4,666 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1986 the Little Frog Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitud...

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Shining Rock Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.84 miles

The Shining Rock Wilderness now contains a total of 18,483 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Carolina. In 1964 the Shining Rock Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an a...

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Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (864)-233-2690 Distance: 46.99 miles

Looming majestically beyond the low Piedmont hills, the Blue Ridge escarpment thrills the mountain lover's soul. The Cherokees called these heights the "Great Blue Hills of God." Following an ancient Cherokee path, this beautiful two-lane road arcs through peach orchards and villages, past Cowpens National Battlefield and over Lake Keowee.

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Gee Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 48.10 miles

The Gee Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 2,493 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Tennessee. In 1975 the Gee Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Rich Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 51.27 miles

The Rich Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,476 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Georgia. In 1986 the Rich Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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