8 acres. Mountain climb directly behind dwelling, wade or swim in creek. Murphy North Carolina. Cherokee County has a lot of history and is the home of seven sites listed on the National Register of Historic places. They include the Cherokee County Court House, made completely of marble, Harshaw Chapel and Cemetery, and the John C. Campbell Folk School, founded in 1925 and located in Brasstown, North Carolina. The school offers week-long and weekend courses in crafts, music and dance, blacksmithing, woodcarving, art and more.
Cherokee County has three public lakes. Lake Hiwassee which has 163 miles of shoreline and whose dam is the highest overspill dam in the world at 307 feet. The Jeep Jamboree had its 24th year last fall . The next fall Jamboree is scheduled for October 10th through 12th.
You can hike a 0.7 mile loop to Leatherwood Falls or explore 25 miles of trail open to hikers and horses.
For more info call (828) 837-5152 Tusquitte Ranger
Our area is quiet and peaceful. Great food and service @ Rib Country. Decker's flea market close by. You may want to visit Sweetwater Valley Farms (in Tennessee) & Lost Sea Caverns or travel to Cherokee for a little gambling. Chunky Gal Stables in Hayesville is awesome, great rides and the guides are excellent. Sue's Burgers in Blue Ridge, GA has some of the best burgers ever!
If you enjoy fly fishing, the Nantahala River is a blue ribbon trout stream which is hatchery supported and holds rainbows, browns and brook trout up to 25 inches.
The Cherohala Skyway, is a beautiful drive that goes to heights over a mile high from Robbinsville to Tellico Plains with magnificent views and waterfalls all times of the year. Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is close by and worth the trip.
There are many golf courses, hiking and mountain biking trails, whitewater rafting and tubing, swimming, horseback riding and much more to enjoy while you are here.
There is an Alpine Village in Helen, Ga., and as I mentioned earlier, John C. Campbell Folk School, in Brasstown. Fields of the Wood Biblical Park is close by, and our quaint downtown has a 50's style movie theater for your enjoyment. Our local shops shops feature a variety of antiques, museums and eateries.