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Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina

   

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Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail is positioned in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Some people stay here when going to Nantahala National Forest. Some of the things you can do here at Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail are fishing, hiking, playing golf, whitewater paddling, and swimming, so probably you want to stick around.
All the perfect local attractions in the vicinity and all the outdoors recreation will make you glad you came. Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail is a campground that is fantastically liked by residents of Otto.
The pleasant folks working here and a tremendous variety of entertaining things makes the visit here worthwhile.
 
    So many amusing things in the neighborhood of Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail; it is a very magnificent campground. When was the last time you went camping for a couple of days? Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail in North Carolina
 is exactly what you need.
On Nantahala River close by you come upon the 4-mile-from-beginning-to-end Kimsey Creek to US 64 segment of class II(III) whitewater. The Kimsey Creek to US 64 segment of Nantahala River is suited for whitewater paddlers who have been paddling for a bit but who are not yet set for the genuinely perilous rapids. Naturally, paddling is fun but perilous; check conditions before you go. Good hiking is available along the Rufus Morgan Trail, and a visit to Black Rock Mountain State Park revives the spirit. And that's not all there is to do here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. For all you bowlers, Franklin Lanes is an excellent bowling alley in the vicinity of Rock
 
Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail. The Stewart Trail offers hiking at its best, and head out on the scenic water at Anchorage Marine.  

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Other campgrounds near Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Nantahala - Standing Indian, Otto, 1 miles away
      
   Standing Indian, Otto, 1 miles away
      
   Kimsey Creek Group, Otto, 1 miles away
      
   Rainbow Springs, Franklin, 2 miles away
      
   Long Branch Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Otto, 2 miles away
      
   Hurricane Creek, Otto, 2 miles away
      
   Standing Indian Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Otto, 3 miles away
      
   Cartoogechaye Creek, Franklin, 3 miles away
      
   Deep Gap Primitive Campground, Macon County, 3 miles away
      
   Deep Gap Campground, Clay County, 4 miles away
      

Marinas near Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Anchorage Marine, Clayton, 13 miles away

   Anchorage Boat Dock, Clayton, 15 miles away

   Chatuge Cove Marina, Hayesville, 16 miles away

   Lakemont Marine, Lakemont, 19 miles away

   Boundary Waters Resort & Marina, Hiawassee, 20 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Nantahala River, Macon County, 1 miles away
      Class II(III) - 4 miles long (Kimsey Creek to US 64)

   Nantahala River, Macon / Clay County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II+(III) - 12.74 miles long (Highway 64 to Nantahala Lake)

   Tallulah River, Towns / Rabun County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 5.5 miles long (GA/North Carolina State Line to Tate Branch Campground)

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

   Coleman River, Rabun County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 2.7 miles long (Coleman River Road to Tallulah River)


Public Lands near Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 35 miles away
      
   Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, 3 miles away

   Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia, 12 miles away

   Moccasin Creek State Park, Georgia, 14 miles away

   Tallulah Gorge State Park, Georgia, 22 miles away

   Unicoi State Park, Georgia, 25 miles away


Trails near Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Hurricane Creek Trail, Macon County, 3 miles away

   Rufus Morgan Trail, Macon County, 4 miles away

   Rartram Trail, Macon County, 5 miles away

   Stewart Trail, Macon County, 6 miles away

   Gage Trail, Macon County, 6 miles away

   Thorn Mountain Trail, Macon County, 6 miles away

   Wesser Creek Trail, Swain County, 12 miles away


Golf Courses Near Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Mill Creek Country Club, Franklin, 7 miles away

   Franklin Golf Course, Franklin, 12 miles away

   Waterfall Country Club, Clayton, 13 miles away

   Ridges Golf Course, Hayesville, 15 miles away

   The Ridges At Mountain Harbour, Hayesville, 15 miles away


Lakes Near Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Nantahala Lake, Macon County, 11 miles away

   Lake Burton, Rabun County, 17 miles away

   Chatuge Lake, Clay County, 19 miles away

   Cliffside Lake, Macon County, 20 miles away


Current weather conditions at Rock Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
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Local climate location: ANDREWS 2 miles away


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