Cherohala Skyway, Robbinsville

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Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
Drive , stretching from the mountains of North Carolina into the Tennessee backcountry. The skyway has multiple vistas and overlooks and provides easy vehicular access to various protected and recreational areas. The elevation changes dramatically. You'll find designated picnic areas, hiking trails, and lookout points along the way. Stop by the visitor center and museum before you start your journey to find out the best places to kayak, canoe, camp, and bird-watch. Designed as a scenic highway, this route has few places for cars to pass, so allow one to two hours for the 64.4 km (40 mi) journey. Before you visit Robbinsville, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • My husband and I drove the Cherohala Skyway on our way from central TN to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was an absolutely beautiful drive through the mountains! There are plenty of...  more »
  • A delightful drive as always that normally gives you views as nice as anything on the Blue Ridge Pkwy, BUT the trees are starting to obstruct the views from the pullouts again. The Skyway goes...  more »

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