You can find fast food, but you can also find local specialties like BBQ, mountain trout, and local produce Bojangle’s Chicken ‘n Biscuits 765 Tallulah Rd (US129 north of Robbinsville), 828-479-0700, 5am-10pm, Sun 6am-10pm, fast food restaurant. Crown Foods 272 Rodney Orr Bypass (US129 in Robbinsville), 828-479-8651,  6am-10pm, Breakfast biscuits, broasted chicken, no breakfast on Sundays…

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Forests Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest & Slickrock Wilderness Deep in the mountains of Graham County lies a 3800-acre tract of the most beautiful forest in America, unmarred and undefiled by the hand of man and dedicated to the poet, Joyce Kilmer. Because of its relative isolation until recent years, the wooded area had remained untouched…

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Some of the countries most popular touring roads wind through the smoky mountains Cherohala Skyway The Cherohala Skyway was completed in the fall of 1996 after being under construction for some thirty-four years. At the time it was North Carolina’s most expensive highway carrying a price tag of $100,000,000. This roadway twists up and over…

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Stecoah Valley Center This Center is a vital contributor to the preservation of the Appalachian mountain heritage of Western North Carolina. Throughout the year mountain traditions are celebrated through music programs, old-time festivals, workshops and other events that appeal to all age groups. The Center includes the Stecoah Valley Artisans Gallery which offers a unique…

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Cheoah Boat Ramp, Lake Santeetlah Lake Santeetlah and Santeetlah Dam Formed in 1928 with the construction of Santeetlah Dam, Lake Santeetlah consists of seventy-six miles of mostly natural forested shoreline. Almost 80 percent of the shoreline is public land managed by the United States Forest Service. Lake Santeetlah has a wide variety of fish, the…

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Guided and unguided rafting trips, zip line canopy tours, horseback riding, rock climbing and more… Endless Rivers Adventures Company located in the Nantahala Gorge offers whiteater rafting, kayaking, fly fishing and instruction. Guiding whitewater rafting along the Nantahala, Cheoah, and Ocoee Rivers. Links: Endless Rivers Adventures Company website Guided Fly Fishing contact websites: Noon Day…

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