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Cherokee National Forest

Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
+1 423-476-9700
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Gorgeous are of tn/nc

I just love this area. Gorges and valleys hugging the Ocoee River. Seemingly I endless beauty... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Ryan S
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
The CNF is the lungs of Tennessee. A breath of fresh air, literally!

The forest is so tranquil. We love to go fishing, hiking. It is a very clean forest, with so many... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Breathtakingly beautiful mountainous forest: great for hiking.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
+1 423-476-9700

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Reviewed 8 March 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.

Reviewed 7 March 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.

Reviewed 10 December 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

Reviewed 16 November 2016

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

Reviewed 25 July 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.

Reviewed 24 July 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

Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

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

Reviewed 12 July 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

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time. The park is so beautiful and you can't beat the view. We will be hiking the trails next time when we are better prepared!

Reviewed 5 July 2016

This area is so beautiful. There are multiple places to go down to the water and picnic places. You can also hike small trails that are easy for those that can't handle the big hikes.We especially like the Tellico and Ocoee Districts. The rapids by...More

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Questions & Answers
6 July 2016
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16 July 2015
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property
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