Cherohala Skyway, Robbinsville

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#21 of 247 in Outdoors in North Carolina Mountains
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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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  • I have ridden the Skyway a few times and it never gets old, the latest being Fall of 2021 to view the fall colors. Whether you are on a motorcycle as was or in a car, the views are great and it is.....  more
    I have ridden the Skyway a few times and it never gets old, the latest being Fall of 2021 to view the fall colors. Whether you are on a motorcycle as was or in a car, the views are great and it is.....  more »
  • This drive provides beautiful scenery. Be sure to stop along the route to enjoy the views. Stop at Bald River falls and the Visitors Center. It was not busy the day we drove it so we could take... 
    This drive provides beautiful scenery. Be sure to stop along the route to enjoy the views. Stop at Bald River falls and the Visitors Center. It was not busy the day we drove it so we could take...  more »

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