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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  • Hidden gem in the Cherokee National Forest. Beautiful drive through the mountains, waterfalls, mountain streams, hiking, fishing and picnicking. Parts are rather curvy so beware because some like to.....  more »
  • This is a beautiful drive. The falls are amazing. The overlooks are great. It was one of the best drives we have ever taken. It was all so beautiful and peaceful. We loved it !!!  more »

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