Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina Mountains

Nantahala National Forest is located in North Carolina Mountains. To visit Nantahala National Forest and other attractions in Franklin, use our Franklin trip itinerary maker app .
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  • The drive through the are is definitely worth doing. There are many picnic spots along the river and places to get into the river to wade or fish. Some areas have fee parking. I saw my first Hellbende...  more »
  • We rode our motorcycle through this National Forest and were amazed at the beauty of the land. Mountains, rock, rivers, streams, waterfalls and more. The sky was so blue and the trees looked so tall. ...  more »
  • The Nantahala National Forest is too large and diverse to adequately review as a singular place to visit. The area of my liking is that remote section of upper Santeelah Creek which is reached by driv...  more »

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