Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

Your Natural Destination

NOTICE:

We have just received this important communication from the Graham County Emergency Management Committee:

The Graham County Emergency Management Committee has made the decision to close all accommodations in Graham County, North Carolina indefinitely. This closure will take effect at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 23, 2020. Accommodations are defined as hotels, motels, cabins, inns, lodges, resorts, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds and/or any facility that rents places to stay for periods less than 1 month. In the coming days, the Cherohala Skyway will close to all traffic. US Highway 129 and NC 28 highway at Deals Gap will close to all but local traffic and commercial traffic. These will be indefinite closures.”

Please monitor the Graham County Local Government website and Facebook page for more information as it is made available in the coming days.
http://grahamcounty.org/coronavirus-information/
https://facebook.com/grahamcountylocalgovernment/

Graham County Travel and Tourism Authority
March 21, 2020

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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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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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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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all April Cheoah River Releases have been canceled by Brookfield. Be well and we look forward to welcoming our paddler friends back in the future.All of the April Cheoah River Releases have been canceled per Brookfield due to the Covid-19 virus. ... See MoreSee Less

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all April Cheoah River Releases have been canceled by Brookfield. Be well and we look forward to welcoming our paddler friends back in the future.

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When you're welcoming outsiders will the highway guards and blockades still be in place?

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It's official, ABC stores are essential. 🤔

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Does anyone know if this is allowed, under the order: we live near the Gorge, but have property near Stecoah that we’re building on. Will we be able to drive back and forth between the two properties?

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So now I have to have a permit to go to my Mtn cabin ?? That I pay Graham County property taxes on ? And If I do all of that I can assure you i will get pulled over by Barney Fife and harassed EVERY time I go to town with a Fla tag on my vehicle. ?

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