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I think the park and the shallow, rocky river that goes through it may have been one of the highlights of our trip! We stayed about 45 minute drive away and yet we came back here twice over the two week period. Swimming and wading...More
The park is beautiful to walk around, and it's decorated with some holiday lights right now which add to it. The river runs right through the park, and there is an island, before the streams merge. Really neat stand of bamboo too, which makes for...More
We come here every year to get a Christmas tree but we happened to come for a train ride in the summer. The kids were able play in the water and they had so much fun. Clean bathrooms and very safe feeling area. Tip: bring...More
My family always stops here when visiting the GSMNP. This is a clean, beautiful island park with a crystal clear mountain stream. Kids love to wade or tube in the stream. Fishing here (tribal permit required) is also popular. There are also Gazebos and picnic...More
Such a treasure in town of Cherokee. Easy walk beside a clear, mountain stream. Plenty of places to picnic and enjoy watching the ducks. Walk among the bamboo and native plants. Always felt safe in the park and on the trails.
Located near the T junction from Cherokee main Street. Beautiful park with an island comprising relaxing walks, clear river running, people trying their luck at fishing, families enjoying the river and rock pools and some wildlife. Understated nature at its best.
Found this place via Pinterest! We went over to find it and it was a unique and cool find to enjoy and explore. Lots of photo ops! Very different! Would love to know the back history on it. Worth a stop. Lots to see and...More
This is an open park (no fences) and you can enter 24/7, but basically, it is usable dawn to dusk. Parking is an issue if it is crowded. No camping, but sometimes there are self-contained RVs in the parking lot.
If you are asking if there are RV spots to hook up and camp overnight, like a campground, the answer is no. It's not a campground. But like others have said, there are some parking lots very close that would accommodate a... More
If you are asking if there are RV spots to hook up and camp overnight, like a campground, the answer is no. It's not a campground. But like others have said, there are some parking lots very close that would accommodate a camper or RV. The park is actually straddled by a creek coming out of the mountains. Think of it as a "zero-depth river" like the ones you might find at a town pool. It's great for the kids, and for those of us who want to "dip our toes in a mountain stream!"
FYI - There is a KOA campground that is about 5-10 minutes from here that has cabins, paved sites, and hook-ups if you are looking to camp. I'm pretty sure they have a stocked pond and another mountain stream coming through the campground.