Mcnabb Creek Group

North River Road

Overview

McNabb Creek Group Campground is located on the North River in the Tellico River area. Fishing, swimming, hiking and hunting are popular activities.

Recreation

The North River offers plenty of fishing and swimming opportunities. Visitors also enjoy hiking local trails and seasonal hunting.

Facilities

The campground offers one group site that can accommodate from 10 to 60 people. It is equipped with picnic tables, grills and portable toilets.

Natural Features

The campground sits along the North River, a major tributary of the Tellico River, in the Smokey Mountains of the Cherokee National Forest in eastern Tennessee.

Cherokee is Tennessee's only national forest, covering 650,000 acres from Chattanooga to Bristol along the North Carolina border. The forest is in the heart of the Southern Appalachians and is home to more than 20,000 species of plants and animals, as well as many rivers, creeks and lakes. Elevations range from 750 to 5,500 feet.

Nearby Attractions

The mountain town of Tellico Plains, less than 20 miles away, is known for its arts and crafts.

The campground is 18 miles off the Cherohala Skyway, a 43-mile National Scenic Byway stretching from Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to Robbinsville, North Carolina.

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Adventures Nearby

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    If you're looking to get off the beaten path and take the road less traveled, North River Road is your ticket to solitude.A popular loop for the locals is starting on Tellico River Road, then getting on North River Road to make your way up the mou...

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    North River Road is located in the Nantahala National Forest near Tellico Plains. To get to North River Campground you can either drive up the Cherohala Skyway about 6 miles then turn when you see the sign for the campground and bald river falls. ...

  • Exploring Bald River Falls

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