Scenic Driving

View of Brush Creek Road in Cherokee National Forest

In addition to the designated byways, there are many scenic driving routes and loops through the national forest and surrounding rural landscapes.

Scenic Driving Areas

  • French Broad River Area
  • Brush Creek Mountain Driving Loop
  • Paint Creek Corridor
  • Paint Creek Corridor with Hot Springs Loops
  • Hiwassee River Area
  • Hiwassee River Road
  • Iron Mountains
  • TN 91 Scenic Drive
  • Ocoee River Area
  • Ocoee Scenic Byway
  • Pigeon River Area
  • Roan Highlands
  • TN 143 Scenic Drive
  • Tellico River Area
  • Cherohala Skyway
  • Tellico River Road
  • Unaka Mountains
  • Unaka Mountain Scenic Drive
  • Watauga Lake Area
  • US 321/TN 67 Scenic Drive

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities