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Cherokee National Forest

Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
+1 423-476-9700
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Headed to Asheville

Wife and I left Cleveland and went thru the Forest headed eventually to the Asheville area to visit... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Ken W
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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Spring break trip

We had spring break trip passed Cherokee national forecast. The park is beautiful. With huge lakes... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
rumrum88
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New York City, New York
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Breathtakingly beautiful mountainous forest: great for hiking.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“ocoee river” (18 reviews)
“the dragon” (3 reviews)
“lots of fun” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
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+1 423-476-9700
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Wife and I left Cleveland and went thru the Forest headed eventually to the Asheville area to visit friends. Was not disappointed, they are part of The Unicoi Mountains, always thought they were part of the Smokies. No matter just as great as the Smokies....More

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We had spring break trip passed Cherokee national forecast. The park is beautiful. With huge lakes and beautiful views. water is clear, kids played with sand and rocks. Lots of fun.

Thank rumrum88
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

I just love this area. Gorges and valleys hugging the Ocoee River. Seemingly I endless beauty. Also, excellent whitewater rafting in the area and amazing roads for spirited driving.

2  Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

The forest is so tranquil. We love to go fishing, hiking. It is a very clean forest, with so many beautiful views, wherever you go.

Thank Koolbaba
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Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places in the world I grow up going down what we call the river road all my life on are way to Cleveland TN and have always enjoyed it so pretty all the way too Parksville Lake

Thank Johan E
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

Love it every time ... The Fishing is great year round but... Certain times in the year you might get some MONSTERS ...

Thank Benjamin V
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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ride. Great way to spend a Sunday. Lots of scenic spots for pictures. Especially pretty for fall colors and in the spring when everything is fresh with new green.

2  Thank Jody316
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

There is so much to see! We stayed at the Chilowee campground which is a little tricky to find and is a drive to get to. Highly recommend driving up the mountain to see the amazing overlooks. You can see the mountains for miles. The...More

Thank Tanya H
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Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to visit with the kids and discover nature. Gorgeous waterfalls. Hiking and climbing great work out

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed July 12, 2016

I was there on june 2016 with a colleague I was in Cleveland for business and I was obligated to stay there on weekend I visited this fatastic forest The best way for canoa and drafting but for walking and fishing too

Thank Paolo C
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July 17, 2015|
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I agree it is always cooler in the forest, I have a cabin up in the north Ga. mountains and find that it is definitely cooler. I liked The lost Creek Campground and Jacks Creek, they are both primitive but on the creek and... More
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