Smoky Mountain Towns
The seven counties that make up the Smokies in Western North Carolina offer unique and diverse landscapes for outdoor activities.
Macon County (Franklin/Highlands, Cashiers) offers a wide range of outdoor activities, including the Appalachian Trail, Whitewater Falls, and mountain biking in the Tsali Recreation Area.
Graham County (Fontana/Robbinsville) is home to the magnificent Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, and Lake Santeetlah where you can fish, paddle, and camp in a serene setting.
Cherokee County (Murphy/Andrews) offers access to the Appalachian Trail, as well as the Ocoee River for whitewater rafting and kayaking.