Department of Transportation.
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.
Getting to the Byway:
Navigating the Byway:
* Start on NC 143 at Robbinsville, NC, and continue on NC 143 until the Tennessee/North Carolina state line. The byway then becomes TN 165. * Continue on this route through the Cherokee National Forest until the end of the Skyway at Tellico Plains, TN.