Big Frog Mountain

bigfrogThis beautiful remote area offers mountain vistas, waterfalls and clear mountain streams and is a sanctuary for black bears.
The 8,358-acre Big Frog Mountain Wilderness / Wilderness Study Area offers about 35 miles of backcountry trails.
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Citico Creek

citicoThis vicinity of Cherokee National Forest is home to over 20,000 acres of nationally designated Wilderness with ample opportunities for solitude and backcountry experiences.
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Coker Creek

cokercreekThe Coker Creek vicinity is characterized by the wealth of opportunities to explore the area’s cultural heritage.
Take a scenic drive, hike the Unicoi Turnpike, or plan for gold in the community of Coker Creek.

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Hiwassee River

hiwasseeSpectacular forested hillsides and pastoral river bottoms compliment the beauty of Hiwassee River Gorge.
Rafting, canoeing and hiking are popular year-round activities.

Enjoy a scenic drive along the River: from Delano turn off US 411 onto TN 30, cross the river on TN 315 then turn onto winding FR 108. Stop at Hood Mountain Overlook for a great long-distance view of the river.

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Ocoee River

ocoeeThis vicinity is known for world class whitewater and the 1996 Olympic Canoe/Kayak Slalom course. The Ocoee Whitewater Center lies alongside the Olympic course.

Regional information, as well as day use trails, gardens, environmental education and water play are part of the Whitewater Center’s offerings.

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Tellico River

tellicoThroughout the seasons, sightseeing, picnicking, fishing, hiking, backpacking, camping, hunting, wildlife viewing and water based activities bring visitors from near and far to the Tellico River vicinity.

Nearly 30,000 acres of remote back country surround river corridors in this vicinity. Long-distance Benton MacKaye Trail offers day hiking and backpacking opportunities through the southwestern portion of this vicinity.

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