Outdoor Activities

Near the lodge, you can hike in the Cherokee and Nantahala National Forests and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, visit waterfalls, trout fish, tube, and kayak the Tellico River.

40 minutes away you can get the panoramic view, and have a picnic if you want, at Buck Bald, where you have 360 degrees views and can see Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. 

Under an hour away, you can raft the whitewater on the Ocoee River and visit the home of the 1996 Olympic Whitewater Center. 

Within an hour, you could visit any one of 14 waterfalls to include, Bald River Falls, Baby Falls, Falls Branch Falls, and Benton Falls.