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Cherokee National Forest, TN

US Forest Service

Overview

There are fifteen recreation zones to explore across the Cherokee National Forest. From Big Frog Mountain to Watauga Lake, each recreation zone offers unique opportunities, activities and experiences.

Choose an activity of interest in the left menu under “Recreation” or begin exploring the Recreation Map below. Click on the symbols to view recreation opportunities featured throughout the national forest.

There are several ways to view Recreation Map including a “Terrain” option that highlights the mountains, rivers and lakes. Click in the box labeled “Map” located in the upper right corner to change viewing options.

Enjoy your visit to the Cherokee National Forest.

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HORSE CAMPING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE
  • PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • SWIMMING
  • VISITOR CENTER
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

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Email: mailroom_r8_cherokee@fs.fed.us
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