Cherokee National Forest


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Cherokee National Forest

Address:2800 N Ocoee St
Cleveland, TN 37312

Phone:423-476-9700
Fax:423-476-9721
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/cherokee
Size: 640,000 acres.
Location:Eastern Tennessee. Accessible by US 11, 64, 165, 321/11E, 411, and 421; TN 68, 70, and 81; I-40, I-75, and I-181. Nearby cities/towns include Chattanooga, Cleveland, Ducktown, Benton, Etowah, Knoxville, Newport, Greeneville, Johnson City, and Elizabethton.
Facilities:30 campgrounds, dispersed camping, 30 picnic sites, trails (700 miles), boat ramps.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, rafting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding.
Special Features:Ocoee Whitewater Center, site of the 1996 Olympic Games canoe and kayak competitions; 7 whitewater rivers; John Muir and Warrior's Passage national recreation trails; 170 miles of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section). Forest is split into two sections by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (see entry in national parks section).

See other parks in Tennessee.
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Also, since the site is located in the Cherokee National Forest, the USDA Forest Service became the lead agency for construction.
On one side is Great Smoky Mountains National Park and on the other side are the Cherokee National Forest and the Joyce Kilmer Wilderness Area.
Categories: Bid Protest, Bid bonds, Bid rejection protests, Cherokee National Forest (TN), Construction (process), Construction contracts, Contracting officers, Documentation, Facility construction, Requirements definition
Permits for prospecting in the nearby Cherokee National Forest, named for the tribe pushed westward after gold was discovered in early 1800s, have more than doubled since 2007.
situated as it is on the edge of the Cherokee National Forest near the borders of Georgia and North Carolina.
A park ranger at Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee fired one shot at the animal before it bolted on Thursday.
Preserving our last unspoiled places, like the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana, Tennessee's Cherokee National Forest, Idaho's Boulder-White Clouds, and the Wild Olympics in Washington state, will allow our children and grandchildren to explore and enjoy these areas as they have always been - great places to hike, hunt, camp and fish.
Goforth Creek Canyon, Tennessee: A scenic spot on the Ocoee Scenic Byway will be permanently damaged if the state builds a new and unnecessary highway through the Cherokee National Forest along a route known as Corridor K.
Funding and logistical support was provided by the USDA Forest Service, Cherokee National Forest and a Katherine A.
We have clarified previously unreported ambiguities from museum specimens and verified that pygmy salamanders do occur in the Cherokee National Forest in Monroe County.
The location of the vineyard provides the option for tourism development due to its proximity to the interstate and prominent area attractions such as The Lost Sea Adventure (approximately one mile), Tellico Lake and Watts Bar Lake, The Cherohala Skyway and the Cherokee National Forest, The Great Smokey Mountains National park, world class rafting on the Hiawassee and Ocoee rivers, and the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area.
The company has bottling plants near Mount Shasta in California's Shasta Trinity National Forest, near Olancha Peak in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, and in Benton, Tennessee, near the Cherokee National Forest.