Oconaluftee

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88 mi 142 km

Hikes

57 mi 91 km

Trails
Gems
1 Gems

Easy Trails
7 Trails
Intermediate Trails
11 Trails
Hard Trails
3 Trails

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Peter's Pancakes & Waffles Biscuits & Gravy were the BOMB! Waffle was wonderful too!!
1384 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee NC — (828) 497-5116
Kobe Express Great place to eat if you are in Cherokee, NC. Every dish is made to order. It does not matter if you show up @ 3:00pm (like I Did).
42 Nickeh Drive, Cherokee NC — (828) 497-9779
Rancho Viejo Burritos Sonora's were DELICIOUS! Little spicy and wonderful flavor. One of the best things I've had at a Mexican restaurant.
Selu Garden Café The portions are awesome! Great for the price! Loaded Mac and Cheese is to die for!! Carolina Burger is incredible!!
Ruth's Chris Steak House Get table by fire very nice. Filet very nice. Baked potato $8.50 rip off nothing special for a potato.
777 Casino Drive, Cherokee NC — (828) 497-8577
Granny's Kitchen Definitely try a slice of pecan pie! It's delicious!
Na-bers Drive In Cherry Lemon MT Dew is the nectar of the God's!!! Get a large & enjoy the greatest non alcoholic beverage in the universe!!!!
Cobbly Nob Cafe & Pizza Best club sandwiches ever!
Anthony's Italian Resturant Only bad thing is the stupid tourists. They come in expecting other customers to wait on them like they employee's.
103 Depot St, Bryson City NC — (828) 488-8898
Mountain Perks Black Widow coffee has the perks!
9 Depot St, Bryson City NC — (828) 488-9561
The Filling Station The Four Lane best club sandwich I have ever ate
The Iron Skillet Chicken wrap... Can ask for buffalo... Awesome. Friendly staff. Bright atmosphere. A+
Jimmy Mac's Restaurant Thank God a restaurant with steak!! And it's open after 8:00 pm :)
Great Smoky Mountains Winery I'm a Wing and Pizza Freak and they are by far the Best ! Very impressed ! And the Local Wine I had was amazing too. Great stop and totally exceeded my expectations ! Service
Guayabitos Mexican Restaurant Stay away from the Poblano Peppers, soggy and just not good.
236 U.S. 19, Bryson City NC — (828) 488-1336
Joey's Pancake House Definitely get the hashbrown casserole!
Hungry Bear BBQ I LOVE the pork sandwiches here.
2263 E Parkway, Gatlinburg TN — (865) 325-8048
Subway Brenda the new manager is fantastic and makes great salads. Great place to pick up subs for your ski trip at the cat.they open early too.
Country Vittles Good food. Quaint service. Decent view. Pleasant surroundings.
Guayabitos Mexican Restaurant The tacos and enchiladas are good.
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Trails in Oconaluftee - 18

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5.8 mi 9.3 km
#1 Mingus Creek Trail
Cherokee, NC
5.8 mi 9.3 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
1.6 mi 2.5 km Cherokee, NC
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6.1 mi 9.9 km
#3 Deeplow Gap Trail
Cherokee, NC
6.1 mi 9.9 km Cherokee, NC
Minor Issues
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Some Mud, Fallen Trees
52 days ago
Gatlinburg, TN
4.2 mi 6.8 km Gatlinburg, TN
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Cherokee, NC
2.7 mi 4.3 km Cherokee, NC
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5.5 mi 8.8 km
#6 Newton Bald Trail
Cherokee, NC
5.5 mi 8.8 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
3.7 mi 6.0 km Cherokee, NC
All Clear
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41 days ago
Cherokee, NC
3.9 mi 6.3 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
2.3 mi 3.7 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
0.6 mi 0.9 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
1.9 mi 3.1 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km Cherokee, NC
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7.5 mi 12.0 km
#13 Bradley Fork Trail
Cherokee, NC
7.5 mi 12.0 km Cherokee, NC
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2.9 mi 4.7 km
#14 Kanati Fork Trail
Cherokee, NC
2.9 mi 4.7 km Cherokee, NC
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1.0 mi 1.6 km
#15 Cabin Flats Trail
Cherokee, NC
1.0 mi 1.6 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
4.2 mi 6.8 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
0.8 mi 1.4 km Cherokee, NC
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Cherokee, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km Cherokee, NC
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