Things To Do

Things To Do

Appalachian Quilt Trail add to itinerary

The Appalachian Quilt Trail is a great way to experience the variety of rural life in one of the country's most scenic areas. Follow the colorful hand painted wooden quilt blocks that dot the landscape to find the unique and authentic Appalachian experiences. You will find beauty and tranquility ...

Cherohala Skyway add to itinerary

Enjoy mile-high vistas and brilliant season foliage as well as great hiking opportunities and picnic spots in these magnificent and seldom seen portions of the southern Appalachian National Forest. The Skyway connects Tellico Plains, TN with Robbinsville, NC and is a curvy, paved two-lane road ab...

Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area add to itinerary

Situated on a peninsula in the center of beautiful Norris Lake, Chuck Swan Wildlife Management area offers the ultimate outdoor experience. With over 24,000 acres of wilderness and more than 70 miles of trails, outdoor enthusiast can hike, bike, horseback ride, ride off-road vehicles, fish ...

Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail add to itinerary

Many of the miners who survived the Coal Creek War died in mine disasters at the Fraterville Mine in 1902 and the Cross Mountain Mine in 1911. These disasters, which killed 300 men and boys in Coal Creek, helped raise public awarenss of the dangers of mining.

Relive coal mining history an...

Devil’s Triangle add to itinerary

Nestled in the Cumberland Mountains, the Devil’s Triangle is 45 miles of twist and turns. There are some straight aways alongside pastures fields but there are also steep switchback curves. You will experience approximately 1,000 feet in elevation change. It is the perfect trail to explore ...

North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area add to itinerary

In the Cumberland Mountains of East Tennessee lies over 150,000acres of wilderness waiting to be explored by outdoor enthusiast. There are 600 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, mountain biking and off-roading. In addition, North Cumberland WMA is home to the only elk herd in the East. Y...

Southern Settlement Trail add to itinerary

The Cumberland Gap is a narrow pass through the long ridge of the Cumberland Mountains, within the Appalachian Mountains, near the junction of the U.S. states of Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. It was the first gateway to the west.  Many buffalo, the Native Americans, the longhu...

Tail of the Dragon add to itinerary

As the number one motorcycle/sports car road in the country, be ready to scrape your foot pegs in some of these wild curves. The Tail of the Dragon is bordered by National Forest on one side and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park boasting 318 curves in 11 miles. This world famous piece of as...

Tennessee Civil War Trails add to itinerary

Explore America's rich history that tells of the division between Tennessee's Unionists and Confederates that shaped the war experience. The locations, river and rail paths, industries and farmlands all combined to make Tennessee a crucial state for either side. The Trail tells the whole story of...

Windrock Bike Park add to itinerary

Windrock Park is pleased to announce the opening of Windrock Bike Park!  Windrock Bike Park is an uplift assisted mountain bike park. The bike park features 9 trails including a new flow trail and improved intermediate terrain. The shuttle will be running every Saturday and Sunday from...