Tour both the famous US-129 Tail of the Dragon and TN165/NC143 Cherohala Skyway. Twisties, sweepers, mile high elevation, waterfalls, and more. One of the most scenic tours in the region, 123 Miles/4 Hours Travel Time.
This 78-mile loop begins and ends in Tellico Plains, Tennessee. Highways include TN 39, TN 315, US 64 and TN 68. Famous for it’s whitewater, Ocoee River was the site of the 1996 summer Olympics.
This full day loop will take you on a mile high mountain road deep in the wilderness, close to a beautiful waterfall, a twisty two-lane back road, across a dam on a scenic lake, and wind around a back country road with rural views. Cherohala Skyway to Tellico Plains, south on TN68 to Joe Brown Highway to Murphy, NC for 140 miles, 5 hours riding time.
Two Great Dual Sport/Jeep Roads in the Cherokee National Forest of East Tennessee. This route is suitable for adventurous intermediate riders on medium dual sports and experienced riders on large dual sports.
Wagon Train/Stewart Cabin Road, Forest Service gravel road (FR81) at Santeetlah Gap at the beginning of the Cherohala Skyway in North Carolina at 2660 feet elevation. The road winds downhill and crosses Santeetlah Creek at 2234 feet elevation and continues into Tennessee.