Come stay in one of these pet-friendly hiking getaways near Cherokee National Forest and enjoy the peacefulness of nature with comfort and ease. These welcoming accommodations get you intimate with the natural landscape and provide the most magical way to experience all that the area has to offer. With over 650,000 acres of forested landscape and over 600 miles of hiking trails, there is a lot to explore here. Take a hike on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and ascend tall mountains and traverse expansive valleys. For river lovers, the national forest offers opportunities for whitewater rafting and kayaking, and everyone will appreciate the chance to spot many species of wildlife that are native to the area. Take a look below to find the perfect place to help you create lasting memories in Cherokee National Forest.