Cherokee National Forest is home to more than 650,000 acres of lush forests, sparkling rivers, magical waterfalls, and rugged mountain ranges. This stunning forest is crisscrossed with numerous multi-use trails, which makes it the perfect place to get away from it all and truly get back to nature. Hike around the pristine Watauga Lake, or check out the vistas from Max Patch. Roan Mountain is excellent for hiking, and Bald River Falls is the perfect spot for a picnic. You can also go fishing and rafting in Watauga River, and keep your eyes peeled for the local wildlife, such as black bear, boar, white-tailed deer, and the hellbender salamander. And where better to stay than in one of these spring camping sites? Each comes equipped with everything you might need for a relaxing vacation. There's accommodation for every taste and budget, whether you're looking for something sleek and modern or a little more rustic - so take a look today!