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October 1, 2022

For the Adventure Seeker

In celebration of ᏔᎷᏣ The Basket

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Soco Falls, Photo by Leslie Cross on Unsplash

Mingo Falls and Soco Falls

Visit a 120 ft high waterfall or a stunning double waterfall, both located in the Qualla Boundary—a land trust of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Learn more about Mingo Falls and Soco Falls.

Oconaluftee Island Parks

Grab a shady pavilion for a mid-day picnic or refresh with a quick dip in the Oconaluftee River.

Learn more about Oconaluftee Island Parks.

Fire Mountain Trails

A 10.5 mile, multi use trail system that’s made to mountain bike, hike, or run.

Learn more about Fire Mountain Trails.

Oconaluftee River Trail

Take a scenic, 1.5 mile out and back walk along the banks of the Oconaluftee River. Bikes and dogs are welcome.

Learn more about Oconaluftee River Trail.

Fire Mountain Disc Golf Sanctuary

Play a round at the new, 18-hole course with scenic mountain views.

Learn more about Fire Mountain Disc Golf Sanctuary.