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Cherokee National Forest

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Address: Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Breathtakingly beautiful mountainous forest: great for hiking.

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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. Also, excellent whitewater rafting in the area and amazing roads for spirited... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Ryan S
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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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.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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.

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Thank Koolbaba
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Reviewed 11 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

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Thank Johan E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

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

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Thank Benjamin V
Cleveland, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 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.

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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 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 drive from Cleveland through the park can be a little hairy if you aren't used... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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

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Fabriano, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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

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Thank Paolo C
Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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!

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Highland, Indiana
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88 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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 both of them can be dangerous, but there are guided rides available for both.Many kayak... More 

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