Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee Camping & Hiking

Cherokee National Forest Image Gallery

Activities

AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Tennessee Campgrounds

BACKBONE ROCK RECREATION AREA PAVILIONS

THE LAURELS PICNIC AREA PAVILIONS

WATAUGA POINT RECREATION AREA

LITTLE OAK CAMPGROUND

CARDENS BLUFF CAMPGROUND

KATY BRANCH

HOUSTON VALLEY

HORSE CREEK PAVILION

DONLEY CABIN

CHILHOWEE GROUP CAMP

QUINN SPRINGS PAVILION

PARKSVILLE LAKE RV CAMPGROUND

CHILHOWEE CAMPGROUND

DENNIS COVE CAMPGROUND

BACKBONE ROCK CAMPGROUND

THUNDER ROCK CAMPGROUND

ROCK CREEK RECREATION AREA

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Tennessee Hiking Trails

TN 91 Scenic Drive

Indian Boundary Lake

Tellico River Road

Chestoa Overlook

Related Link(s)

More Tennessee Recreation Areas

Cherokee National Forest

Tellico River

From Big Frog Mountain to Watauga Lake, fifteen different areas offer unique opportunities, activities and experiences across the Cherokee National Forest.

Choose an activity of interest in the left menu under Recreation or begin exploring the Recreation Map below. Click on the symbols to view recreation opportunities featured throughout the National Forest.

Enjoy your visit to the Cherokee National Forest.