Hiwassee River Zone

  

Forested hillsides and pastoral river bottoms complement the beauty of Hiwassee River Gorge. Fishing, rafting, canoeing and hiking are popular activities.

View of Hiwassee River from Hood Mountain Overlook in the Cherokee National Forest

The 21-mile John Muir National Recreation Trail , a section of the longer distance Benton MacKaye Trail, meanders along the river. Camp at Quinn Springs Campground, located near the river on TN 30 or the nearby state campground at Gee Creek.

Fish Your National Forests: This site can be accessed by Passenger Car; Fish available include: Trout; Types of fishing available include: Wade, Shore, Motorized boat, Fly; Boat Launch available

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Hiwassee River Zone


Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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