The North and Bald rivers, two of the Tellico’s largest feeders,  are managed strictly as wild trout waters. Both streams contain a blend of wild rainbow and brown trout, plus brookies in their upper ends. Read More>>



Over 600 miles of non-motorized trails traverse Cherokee National Forest including nearly 150 miles the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (A.T.)  Take a day hike or hike several days on the national forest trails system.

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The area surrounding Monroe County, Tennessee and the Cherokee National Forest is some of the world’s best riding. There are breath taking views around every curve!

Visiting downtown Tellico Plains is a great place to start a ride on the Skyway. There are great little places to eat, and if you take a walk through town you will find unique local arts centers, antiques, pottery, eclectic art and even ice cream and a fine bakery!  Read More>>



The Tellico River winds through the Great Smoky Mountains with incredible  scenery. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking  the river.

Tellico River is easily accessed by Rte. 210, a paved road connected to the popular Cherohala Skyway.