Tusquitee Ranger District
This 158,900-acre district lies in the far southwestern toe of North Carolina in Cherokee and Clay Counties. The Tusquitee District has three large lakes that offer a variety of recreation. Two major rivers, the Hiwassee and Valley, provide canoeing. For camping and picnicking, four areas are available. District headquarters are in Murphy off U.S. 64. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Chain of Lakes
Hanging Dog Recreation Area
Jackrabbit Mountain Recreation Area
Beech Creek Seed Orchard
for more information contact:
Western North Carolina
Nantahala Forest Service
160A Zillicoa Street
Asheville, NC 28802
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