Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center
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The Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center in Tellico Plains is a "must stop" before starting up the Skyway. Stop by for free maps of the Skyway and the Cherokee National Forest, Skyway driving conditions and local area souvenirs and gifts, including tee shirts! Picnic tables and spotless restrooms are available. Our friendly staff will welcome you with important Skyway and area information!
The Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center is open Mon. - Sun. from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Our friendly staff can help you plan your trip, find good restaurants, locate a waterfall to enjoy, reserve a campsite or any other special need you may have.
The Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center is a product of a grant from the National Scenic Byway program. The visitor center was opened in September 2003 and is owned by Monroe County, Tennessee. The gift shop in the visitor center is a “not-for-profit” gift shop. Maintenance of resources along the Cherohala Skyway is by the highway departments of the appropriate state and/or the US Forest Service. The Cherokee and Nantahala National Forest through which the Cherohala Skyway traverses are managed by the US Forest Service, Department of Agriculture.
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