The Appalachian Trail is a 2,181-mile long public footpath that runs from Maine to Georgia. Enjoyed by 4 million people annually, the trail is appealing to all ages and abilities. The trail passes through 14 states in the eastern U.S. and offers hikers spectacular scenery, enjoyable exercise, and the opportunity for adventure.
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The Cherokee National Forest offers 656,000 acres of public land that can be used for hiking, camping, fishing, biking and much more.
Nolichucky River Outpost, Erwin, TN
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Head down the Nolichucky River on a white water raft and take on wavy rapids and an impressive wilderness! NOC runs small, intimate rafting trips, allowing you and your group to fully absorb the experience.
Greeneville Airport (GCY) 246 Airport Rd. Greeneville, TN 37745
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Explore Greeneville from 10,500 feet above the ground at the Greeneville Municipal Airport. JumpTN is a group of professional skydivers who operate right here in Greeneville, TN. JumpTN holds the current state record for completing a 37 skydiver large formation as well as having members who have been part of the United States parachute team multiple times. Whether you are checking off your bucket list or you are looking for a group of people who share your adventurous spirit, this is a great place to start. For more information, check out http://www.jumptn.com to schedule a jump today.
1362 Shelton Mission Rd., Greeneville, TN 37743
Clarks Creek Rd., Erwin, TN 37650
Pioneer Park at Tusculum University
135 Shiloh Rd., Tusculum, TN 37745
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Pioneer Putt Putt
45 E Andrew Johnson Hwy, Tusculum, TN 37745
Kinser Park Campground
780 Kinser Park Lane Greeneville, TN 37743
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Kinser Park is located on the Nolichucky River and offers putt-putt golf, a water slide, fishing (license required), softball fields, batting cages, horseshoe pits, and trails. The park also offers family vacation packages, picnics, pavilions, private special events and festivals and entertainment. All visitors can enjoy these recreational opportunities. There is a fee for some activities and some have specific hours.
The park is open each year from April 1st – October 31st.
3425 Hwy 11E, Limestone, TN 37681
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Brights Zoo is a private, family-owned facility nestled in the hills of East Tennessee. Animals living here include some rare & endangered species such as addax, bongo and scimitar-horned oryx, and bactrian camels. The center also contains more common but exotic creatures like red kangaroos, spider monkeys, pandas and zebras.
4957 Old Stage Rd, Chuckey, TN 37641
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Located in Chuckey, Tennessee, KT Acres has started their Funny Farm and Shed. The storefront, the Shed, sells farm fresh products including seasonal berries, flowers, apparel, sweets, and farm goods.
Our goal is to give children and adults alike a taste of farm life. We want to share unique farm experiences that you may not otherwise get to experience. We hope to share our love of working animals with you and maybe teach you a couple things about agritourism and agriculture.
1020 Walters Rd., Greeneville, TN 37743
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Mustang Alley Riding Stables has 55 acres dedicated to hourly rides, and visitors can ride on the Cherokee National Park horse trails during the all day rides. Horses are available for beginners and more experienced riders. Call for appointment.
The Wandering Llamas
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Make your reservations for the year now, as slots fill up fast!
1455, Camp Cordell Hull, stationed in Unicoi, TN
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Horse Creek Recreation Area is located eight miles from Greeneville, off TN 107 north. This recreation area is nestled into a hardwood cove beside its namesake, Horse Creek.
There are facilities for camping and day-use activities including hiking, fishing, picnicking and swimming. During the 1930’s, a rustic picnic pavilion and swimming area were constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1455, Camp Cordell Hull, stationed in Unicoi, TN.
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Guided fishing trips for smallmouth bass, trout and musky in nearby Western North Carolina and East Tennessee on rivers including the South Holston River, Watauga River, Nolichucky River, French Broad River, Pigeon River and Pisgah National Forest. They offer Wade Trips, Float Trips via Drift Boats and Rafts, and Multi-Day Trips with Safari Camp and Private Chef. Each trip is tailor-made with award-winning, professional guides. They welcome anglers of all experience levels and enjoy helping guests develop their fly-fishing skills. For more advanced thrill-seeking anglers, they can provide a more challenging fly fishing experience.