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

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities