Cherokee National Forest blogs

The Ocoee Adventure Center is situated along the edge of the Cherokee National Forest. So you can spend less time riding our bus and more time rafting. While you are in the area consider some of these points of interest within the Cherokee National Forest.

February 13, 2023

Are there Bears in Ocoee?

Are there Bears in Ocoee? Have you ever wondered if there are bears in Ocoee? The answer is yes, there are bears in the Cherokee National […]
February 13, 2023

What happened to the Ocoee Whitewater Center?

What happened to the Ocoee Whitewater Center? The Ocoee Whitewater Center (OWC) is still a popular tourist destination. OWC is an easiy drive for those living […]
February 12, 2023

Gee Creek Campground

Gee Creek Campground is Special The Hiwassee State Scenic Rivers’ Gee Creek campground is a special place for those seeking outdoor adventure. The campground is riderside, […]
February 12, 2023

Chilhowee Campground

Chilhowee Campground & Lake The Chilhowee Campground and Recreation Area are in the Cherokee National Forest. This is a great campground. With more than 70 campsites, […]
February 12, 2023

Thunder Rock Campground

Thunder Rock Campground This campground is a good one to visit for a quiet restful night. Thunder Rock Campground is 1.8 miles northwest of the Ocoee […]
November 7, 2018
Bald River Falls

Cherohala Skyway and Bald River Falls Day Trip

Cherohala Skyway Day Trip Cherohala Skyway is just a day trip from the Ocoee Adventure Center or Blue Ridge Georgia. Deals Gap, the Dragon’s Tail, and […]
July 18, 2018
Chilhowee Overlook

Chilhowee Mountain

Chillhowee Mountain Waterfalls, Hiking, Outdoor Grilling, and Camping After a long day of rafting on the Ocoee River, what better way to wind down than hiking […]
June 10, 2018
A tall old growth poplar tree outlined against a blue sky

Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest

Why You Want to Visit Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest by Holly Lavender If ever there were a little bit of paradise here on Earth then may […]
May 23, 2018

Buck Bald- Amazing Views of the Southern Appalachians

Buck Bald Views One of the places we highly recommend you see while on your visit to us for Ocoee whitewater rafting is a mountain peak […]