Ocoee Scenic Byway

  

View of Parksville Lake in Cherokee National Forest

The first designated national forest scenic byway in the nation includes 26 miles of US 64 and Forest Road 77.

The two-lane route winds past Parksville Lake, through the scenic rocky bluffs of Ocoee River Gorge and past the Ocoee Whitewater Center. Take a side trip up the 7-mile Chilhowee Scenic Spur, Forest Road 77, to Chilhowee Recreation Area. Take in long-range views of the Tennessee Valley, Cumberland Mountains and into the mountains of Georgia. From several overlooks you can spread a picnic or take a short hike.

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  Latitude : 
35.102244

  Longitude : 
-84.557121

 

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