Hiking & Nature

Hiking & Nature

Hikers, walkers, and bikers have varying levels of trails and greenways from which to choose. With the Appalachian Trail, the Cherokee National Forest, the Virginia Creeper Trail, and numerous parks, the region’s natural areas provide numerous places to explore.

For snow skiers, the mountains of North Carolina are minutes away. Enjoy the best in winter sports at the ski slopes close-by.


Hiking & Biking

Sugar Mountain

Virginia Creeper Trail

*Also See State and National Parks Below


National Forests

Cherokee National Forest


National Parks

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Cades Cove


Skiing and Snowboarding

Ski North Carolina

Sugar Mountain

Ski Beech

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort


State Parks

Map & Brochures of Tennessee State Parks

Warriors State Park

Sycamore Shoals State Park

Roan Mountain State Park

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Panther Creek State Park

Big Ridge State Park

Norris Dam State Park

Indian Mountain State Park