Cherohala Skyway - North Carolina

Cherohala Skyway - North Carolina

Address:c/o National Forests in North Carolina
160A Zillicoa St
Asheville, NC 28801

Phone:828-257-4200
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/10500/ Description:Route displays natural and panoramic scenes of western North Carolina and offers opportunities for camping, hiking, horseback riding, and other recreation in Nantahala National Forest. The Junaluska Museum and Memorial Site, located in Robbinsville, is dedicated to preserving Cherokee history and culture with artifacts, artwork, and tools of the people who once lived here.
Legth: 20.5 miles (North Carolina section); 43 miles (entire byway). Start/Endpoint: Byway spans portions of North Carolina and Tennessee. The route in North Carolina follows NC 143 west from Robbinsville, NC, through the Nantahala National Forest to the Tennessee border. The Tennessee section begins at the North Carolina border and runs along TN 165 through Cherokee National Forest to the information station just east of Tellico Plains. Time to Allow: 45 minutes (North Carolina section); 2 hours (entire byway). Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1998).

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