Forest Supervisor's Office
2800 Ocoee Street N
Cleveland TN 37312
(423) 476-9721 (Fax) PLEASE NOTE: This is an information and administrative office located in Cleveland, TN and is not actually in the forest.
The Cherokee National Forest is your destination for outdoor recreation. Enjoy a scenic drive through the mountains, the pursuit of wildlife, the thrill of whitewater, a night under the stars, or solitude on a backcountry trail.
Begin planning your visit by selecting "Recreation" in the left menu.
Each year approximately 2 million people visit the 656,000 acre Cherokee Na-tional Forest. This area offers a variety of recreation opportunities from hiking, hunting and camping to fish-ing, picnicking and moun-tain biking.
To ensure that your visit to the great outdoors is enjoy-able and memorable always put safety first!
Your National Forests provide important habitats for
wildlife and fish. The USDA Forest Service focuses on
protecting and enhancing these habitats. National forests’
are managed to meet growing demands for water,
recreation, energy, and other forest-based commodities
while ensuring the sustainability and diversity of wildlife
The Cherokee National Forest is home to 38 federally
listed threatened & endangered (T&E) species of plants,
mussels, fish and terrestrial wildlife.