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Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina

   

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Among the things you can do close to Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail are hiking, whitewater paddling, swimming, fishing, and playing golf, so getting bored is not something that is likely to happen. Many folks choose this campground all through their tour to Nantahala National Forest.
This campground is one of the perfect spots to camp here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. You've gotta get out; Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail in North Carolina is a glorious choice.
As long as you adore the outdoors you will adore North Carolina. Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail is situated in a vicinity with lots of exciting things to do; spending
 
    time at this campground is fantastically fun. Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail is exceptionally popular with the residents of Otto.
The pleasant people working here and the competently kept up facilities beat anything.
 The good local attractions and such a good variety of outdoors recreation are great incentives to come.
The 5 runs that cover the close by ski hill Sky Valley are lots of fun; these runs get an average of 2 feet of ice cold snow per year. Sky Valley has a good 210-foot height difference, and has 2 different ski lifts. At Sky Valley 33% of the runs are demanding while 67% are easy; everyone likes Sky Valley with its 16 acres of terrain. There's a good 4-mile-long type II(III) whitewater run on Nantahala River close by, the Kimsey Creek to US 64 portion. It may be said that this run of Nantahala River is a place for fun paddling. Whitewater rafting and kayaking may become risky, so check circumstances
 
in advance of a trip. While staying at Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail you could always discover Bigspring Gap, and if you would like to get out on the water, Anchorage Marine is around here.  

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Other campgrounds near Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Long Branch Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Otto, 1 miles away
      
   Hurricane Creek, Otto, 2 miles away
      
   Carter Gap Shelter - Old - Appalachian Trail, Otto, 4 miles away
      
   Carter Gap Shelter - New - Appalachian Trail, Otto, 4 miles away
      
   Standing Indian, Otto, 4 miles away
      
   Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Otto, 4 miles away
      
   Nantahala - Standing Indian, Otto, 4 miles away
      
   Kimsey Creek Group, Otto, 4 miles away
      
   Cartoogechaye Creek, Franklin, 4 miles away
      
   Standing Indian Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Otto, 5 miles away
      

Marinas near Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Anchorage Marine, Clayton, 11 miles away

   Anchorage Boat Dock, Clayton, 12 miles away

   Lakemont Marine, Lakemont, 17 miles away

   Chatuge Cove Marina, Hayesville, 19 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Nantahala River, Macon County, 4 miles away
      Class II(III) - 4 miles long (Kimsey Creek to US 64)

   Tallulah River, Towns / Rabun County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 5.5 miles long (GA/North Carolina State Line to Tate Branch Campground)

   Nantahala River, Macon / Clay County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II+(III) - 12.74 miles long (Highway 64 to Nantahala Lake)

   Coleman River, Rabun County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 2.7 miles long (Coleman River Road to Tallulah River)

   Tallulah River, Rabun County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Tate Branch Campground to Coleman River)


Public Lands near Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 37 miles away
      
   Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, 5 miles away

   Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia, 9 miles away

   Moccasin Creek State Park, Georgia, 14 miles away

   Tallulah Gorge State Park, Georgia, 19 miles away

   Unicoi State Park, Georgia, 25 miles away


Trails near Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Hurricane Creek Trail, Macon County, 1 miles away

   Stewart Trail, Macon County, 2 miles away

   Gage Trail, Macon County, 2 miles away

   Rufus Morgan Trail, Macon County, 7 miles away

   Rartram Trail, Macon County, 8 miles away

   Thorn Mountain Trail, Macon County, 10 miles away

   Wesser Creek Trail, Swain County, 15 miles away


Golf Courses Near Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Mill Creek Country Club, Franklin, 7 miles away

   Franklin Golf Course, Franklin, 11 miles away

   Sky Valley Resort, Dillard, 12 miles away

   Waterfall Country Club, Clayton, 12 miles away

   Rabun County Golf Club, Clayton, 12 miles away


Lakes Near Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Nantahala Lake, Macon County, 14 miles away

   Lake Burton, Rabun County, 16 miles away

   Cliffside Lake, Macon County, 17 miles away


Current weather conditions at Big Spring Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
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Local climate location: ANDREWS 3 miles away


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