We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cherokee National Forest

Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
+1 423-476-9700
Review Highlights
Gorgeous are of tn/nc

I just love this area. Gorges and valleys hugging the Ocoee River. Seemingly I endless beauty... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2017
Ryan S
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
The CNF is the lungs of Tennessee. A breath of fresh air, literally!

The forest is so tranquil. We love to go fishing, hiking. It is a very clean forest, with so many... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2017
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Read all 177 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Breathtakingly beautiful mountainous forest: great for hiking.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Timothy Branch Road, TN 37320
+1 423-476-9700

Similar Things to Do in Tennessee

Write a Review
Reviews (177)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

I just love this area. Gorges and valleys hugging the Ocoee River. Seemingly I endless beauty. Also, excellent whitewater rafting in the area and amazing roads for spirited driving.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed March 7, 2017

The forest is so tranquil. We love to go fishing, hiking. It is a very clean forest, with so many beautiful views, wherever you go.

Thank Koolbaba
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places in the world I grow up going down what we call the river road all my life on are way to Cleveland TN and have always enjoyed it so pretty all the way too Parksville Lake

Thank Johan E
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Love it every time ... The Fishing is great year round but... Certain times in the year you might get some MONSTERS ...

Thank Benjamin V
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ride. Great way to spend a Sunday. Lots of scenic spots for pictures. Especially pretty for fall colors and in the spring when everything is fresh with new green.

Thank Jody316
Reviewed July 24, 2016

There is so much to see! We stayed at the Chilowee campground which is a little tricky to find and is a drive to get to. Highly recommend driving up the mountain to see the amazing overlooks. You can see the mountains for miles. The...More

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to visit with the kids and discover nature. Gorgeous waterfalls. Hiking and climbing great work out

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed July 12, 2016

I was there on june 2016 with a colleague I was in Cleveland for business and I was obligated to stay there on weekend I visited this fatastic forest The best way for canoa and drafting but for walking and fishing too

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time. The park is so beautiful and you can't beat the view. We will be hiking the trails next time when we are better prepared!

Thank mzrobinson22
Reviewed July 5, 2016

This area is so beautiful. There are multiple places to go down to the water and picnic places. You can also hike small trails that are easy for those that can't handle the big hikes.We especially like the Tellico and Ocoee Districts. The rapids by...More

Thank LittleLassie
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
85 reviews
8.41 miles away
Ocoee Dam Deli and Diner
418 reviews
8.88 miles away
The Copper Station
48 reviews
14.66 miles away
Bear's Den BBQ
45 reviews
10.87 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Cherokee Rafting
975 reviews
9.36 miles away
Sunburst Adventures
437 reviews
10.05 miles away
Raft One
1,423 reviews
12.15 miles away
Ocoee Adventure Center
526 reviews
12.35 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there any cellular service in the forest?
July 6, 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Joan M | Reviewed this property |
Donald T
Looks like we picked the wrong week to come there. July19th It is supposed to be 95 Monday and Tuesday. Do you think it will be any cooler in the Forest at all? We will probably take the scenic drive which is 26 miles.
July 16, 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I agree it is always cooler in the forest, I have a cabin up in the north Ga. mountains and find that it is definitely cooler. I liked The lost Creek Campground and Jacks Creek, they are both primitive but on the creek and... More