Franklin, North Carolina

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Franklin, North Carolina, USA

Recreation in Franklin, North Carolina

Lakes & Marinas

  • Little Tennessee River
    US Highway 441 South
    828-369-5295, This scenic river offers unparalleled wade fishing opportunities, smallmouth action, and breathtaking scenery. The river is also great for canoeing and tubing. more info

Equine

  • Camp Barbee
    67 My Place Lane, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-5678, Camp Barbee provides horseback riding lessons for beginners age 3 through adult in both English and Western Disciplines. Private lessons and group lessons. Camp Barbee... more info  map

Fishing

  • Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC
    2504 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    724-986-2652, Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC, offers fly fishing instruction, two day fly fishing schools, Steelhead fishing trips, over one mile of private trophy trout water, just... more info  map

  • Andy's Trout Farm
    Betty's Creek Road, Dillard, GA 30537
    706-746-2550, Located on 325-acres of scenic mountain land, this trout farm offers a great place to get away and enjoy nature and fishing. The hatchery offers, for a slight fee, the... more info

  • Mashburn Trout Farm
    2868 Ellijay Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-4764, This large trout farm and hatchery offers visitors the chance to catch beautiful trout for a small fee. more info  map

  • Tom Hopkins Fly Fishing Guide
    194 Cowee Woods Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-342-6480, Fly fishing guide on the trout streams around Franklin, NC, including Tuckaseegee River, Little Tennessee River, Cullasaja River, Oconoluftee River, Nantahala River,... more info  map

Golf

  • Franklin Golf Course
    255 First Fairway Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-2288, A 9-hole, par 36 golf course with a 3,080-yard layout. Amenities include a putting green, pool, a fully stocked pro shop, snack bar, driving range, and a club repair... more info  map

  • Mill Creek Resort & Country Club
    341 Country Club Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-6458, Located in the Appalachian foothills of Western North Carolina, this 18 hole, par 72 championship golf course with tennis facilities is situated in a valley 2,500 feet... more info  map

  • Sky Valley Golf & Ski Resort
    696 Sky Valley Way #1, Sky Valley, GA 30537
    706-746-5303, Sky Valley is an 18-hole championship golf course which lies in a mountain valley on the North Georgia and North Carolina line. Patrons will be surrounded by high... more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • Little Tennessee River Greenway
    23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-7331, "The Little Tennessee River Greenway is one of more than a thousand such trails snaking their way across America turning old canals, abandoned railbeds, and forgotten... more info  map

  • Rufus Morgan Trail
    Forest Service Road 388
    828-524-3161, This easy one mile loop trail passes through a cove hardwood stand, goes past a beautiful waterfall, and continues through a timber harvest unit. more info

  • Wayah Bald
    372 Wayah Bald Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828 524-7472, Visitors can climb an old stone fire tower built in the days of the Civilian Conservation Corps at this unique mountain venue that is at an elevation of 5,335 feet and... more info

Outfitters & Guides

  • Great Smokey Mountain Fish Camp
    81 Bennett Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-5295, Specializing in guided fishing trips on the Little Tennessee and Tuskaseegee Rivers, this full service outfitter and guide service also provides overnight trips and... more info  map

  • Turning Stones Fly Fishing
    2504 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    724-986-2652, Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC, offers fly fishing instruction, two day fly fishing schools, Steelhead fishing trips, over one mile of private trophy trout water, and... more info  map

  • Wildwater Ltd. Rafting
    1251 Academy Road, Franklin, NC 29658
    Located in Long Creek, SC
    864-647-9587, One of the finest whitewater rafting outfitters in the nation, this full service outfitter company specializes in professional whitewater rafting on the Chattanooga,... more info

  

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