Hayesville, North Carolina:

Things to Do:

Waterfalls, Lakes, Hiking Trails and Parks



Clay County Recreation Park:

Visit the beautiful Lake Chatuge and it’s TVA dam at this park. It is filled with hiking trails and other recreational areas fit for you and your entire family!

Jackrabbit Mountain: 

This National Forest is a local favorite for the adventurous type. Come hike or bike the trails, camp, or just enjoy the great mountain air in some of their other recreational areas. Be sure to bring a camera!

Other Trails:

Here is a list of other hiking and biking trails in the area. Some have waterfalls!

Horseback Riding


Chunky Gal Stables:

Come relax and take a ride through the beautiful Hayesville scenery. This family owned stable offers guided trail rides, as well as boarding for those who cannot leave home without their pals. They also offer lessons.


Other Attractions



Cherokee Homestead Exhibit:

Come taste a little bit of history at this Homestead Exhibit that houses multiple Cherokee houses, as well as other interesting things. This site is open 24/7 and can be accessed at any time.

Evening Farmer’s Market:

The Evening Market provides produce and other products from all around. The Market is open every Thursday from May to October. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to be updated about upcoming events happening here!

Old Jail Museum:

This old jail was built in 1912 and is open for viewing of the public. Come see what jail time was really like back in the day!

Walnut Hallow Ranch:

Come experience the rancher life at Walnut Hallow Ranch. Take the farm tour and see what goes into running a ranch or just visit their farm store!

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