Coker Creek Area


Heritage and culture experiences are the primary emphasis in this area.  It is home to the nationally recognized Millennium Trail, The Unicoi Turnpike and gold panning opportunities.


View of Coker Creek Falls in Cherokee National forest height=

Looking for a cultural heritage excursion? Pan for gold in the community of Coker Creek. Hike a portion of the Unicoi Turnpike, an ancient travel route once part of the Trail of Tears and now a nationally designated Flagship Millennium Trail. Visit the waterfalls in Coker Creek Scenic Area and drive along Hiwassee Scenic River on TN 68.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Tellico Plains, TN.  Visit the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce HERE.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Nature Viewing

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