Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Welcome to Graham County!

Graham County, North Carolina is #YourNaturalDestination for the best of Robbinsville, Lake Santeetlah, Fontana Dam, and Stecoah.

Travel our winding roads or trek our trails as you explore beautiful lakes, roaring rivers, quiet streams, amazing waterfalls, and ancient forests.

Mountain bike the Tsali trails, explore Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, kayak the Cheoah, land native trout in Big Snowbird Creek, or hike the Great Smoky Mountains.

We are a frontier, one of the last unspoiled places in the Southeast. Come discover Graham County. Experience a place where land and water will nourish your soul and natural adventures will renew your spirit.

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11 Winter Vacations in North Carolina

Robbinsville, A Top Destinaton

Robbinsville, North Carolina was featured in a recent Trips to Discover Article titled, 11 Winter Vacations in North Carolina. Check out the article and check out Graham County North Carolina.

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Mushroom Appreciation

Mushroom Appreciation

Graham County is one of the most wonderful spots on the East Coast of the United States to see mushrooms, lichens, mosses and ferns. All year long the mountains and valleys are filled with beauty, but you have to train yourself to look. For years, I hiked the trails and explored the stream banks and reveled in the birds, the trees and especially the wildflowers. Then I was introduced to my first wild-foraged mushroom by a friend of mine from Asheville, Mr. Alan Muskat. Alan came up to my property and led a mushroom hike to seek as many different mushrooms as we could find. I was astounded and fascinated. They were everywhere I looked!

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Delayed Harvest in Graham County

Delayed Harvest in Graham County

Love to fish for trout and looking forward to fishing in Graham County? Graham County contains one of the very few hatchery supported streams in North Carolina that has a delayed harvest; Big Snowbird Creek. Sports Fishermen come from all over the country to take advantage of this golden opportunity.

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Hunting

Hunting

Every Fall we receive numerous phone calls from people who have questions about hiking during the hunting season. Throughout the fall, hunters are seeking deer, wild turkey, wild boar and bear in the forests of Western North Carolina. Visitors may notice trucks along the sides of the backcountry roads, surrounded by people dressed in camouflage and often, orange caps.

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3 weeks ago

Graham County Travel and Tourism

Dear Graham County Accommodation Owner/Manager:

The Graham County Emergency Management Committee has asked that we aid in communicating the following information from the State of North Carolina Executive Order 138 specifically pertaining to businesses of your type.

The below information has been provided by the State of North Carolina via Larry Hembree, the Graham County Emergency Services Director. We have linked below to both the Governor’s full Executive Order 138 and the FAQ communication in their entirety for your further review.

We thank you for your continued partnership as we work to maintain the health and safety of Graham County citizens and our guests.

Graham County Travel and Tourism Authority

Link to Governor Cooper's Executive Order 138:
files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO138-Phase-1.pdf

Link to Governor Cooper's Executive Order 138 FAQs:
files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/FAQs-for-Phase-1-EO-FINAL.pdf
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When are y’all going to open up the county, so I don’t have to get a PERMIT to come to Robbinsville.

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