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Nantahala National Forest


category : Parks
The Nantahala National Forest encompasses more than a half-million acres of pristine woodlands. Elevations from a high of 5,800 feet to a low of 1,200 feet. The NNF is the largest of the four national forests in North Carolina. Enjoy family camping, primitive camping, group camping, motor boating, bridle trails, fishing, nature/hiking trails, picnic areas and swimming.


Address:
90 Sloan Road

Phone: (828)524-6441


Our Email: tseyden@fs.fed.us
Our Website:www.cs.unca.edu/nfsnc

Come visit us in Franklin, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Tallent's Stage Stop

Restaurant. Open year round. Mon - Friday 11:00am - 4

Franklin, NC Businesses

Rose Creek Mine

Find enriched and native gems including ruby, sapphire, garnet, amethyst, citrine, moonstone, topaz, smoky & rose quartz and more! All equipment is provided and we help beginners. Admission includes first bucket, $2

Franklin, NC Pioneer History

Sheffield Mine

As seen on the Travel Channel! We're right in the heart of gem mining country, minutes from Franklin. Our mine is great fun for families ... and sometimes profitable as well. Search for native ruby and sapphire. We also have enriched dirt for kids!

Franklin, NC Pioneer History

Franklin Family Entertainment

Bowling Lanes, Pool Parlor, Pinball, Nursery room, Meeting room/

Franklin, NC Fun Centers


Things to do Parks near Franklin, NC

Parker's Drug Snack Bar

Old Fashioned snack bar, burgers, and hand dipped shakes, malts, and cones ...

Moses H. Cone Memorial Park

Historic site located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. 3600 acres of forests, meadows and wildflowers. Bass Lake and Trout Lake. ...

Doughton Park

This 7,000-acre park, the largest recreation area on the Blue Ridge Parkway, offers a lodge (Bluffs Lodge), campground, hikin...

Howard Knob Park

Maintained by the Watauga Parks & Recreation Department, Howard Knob Park is open April through October, weather permitting. ...

Boone Jaycee's Park

Children's park, offering slides, swings, other amusements, and room to run. Overlooks Boone, and offers covered picnic table...