We offer information on Smoky Mountain adventures with a natural beauty still unspoiled by crowds. Home to Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, Slickrock Wilderness Area, Nantahala National Forest and border on Great Smoky Mtn National Park. The Appalachian Trail winds through the county. Lake Santeetlah is 75% forest land, insurance it will never be spoiled by development. Fontana Lake has 27 miles of water to explore and Fontana Dam is a must see! Our trout streams boast national reputation and Cheoah River has 1st class rapids for whitewater enthusiast. Tsali Rec Area and Santeetlah Lake Trails attracts both mtn bikers and horseback riders. We have 3 of the best motorcycle/sports car roads in America - Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway & Moonshiner 28. Come for the day or week and make memories to last a lifetime!