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Cherokee National Forest

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Address: Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
Phone Number:
+1 423-476-9700
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Breathtakingly beautiful mountainous forest: great for hiking.

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016
Benjamin V

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4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Johan E
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 ...

Thank Benjamin V
Cleveland, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Jody316
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Tanya H
Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Patricia G
Fabriano, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Paolo C
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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!

Thank mzrobinson22
Highland, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 

Thank LittleLassie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

i had a long weekend so i got out of the hotel and came here to enjoy it its very nice this Cherokee National Forest has a lot of history that we can learn just by setting a listing to it

Thank Mac V
West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The wife and I took the dog and her new pop-up and we thought the camp site was awesome. It was very friendly, clean, and quite. Nice tall trees and despite it being 90 degrees out of the site, it was very comfortable.

Thank madjen2

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