Things to See and Do in Robbinsville, N.C.

Junaluska Drive P.O. Box 1547
Robbinsville NC 28771
Phone: 828 479-4727 Fax: 828 479-4636

Open April–November (or by appointment Dec.–Mar.)

  • View artifacts from local excavations at the Junaluska Museum
  • Walk the Medicine Plant Trail at the Junaluska Memorial
  • See 400 year-old poplars and 98 other tree species at Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
  • Walk or drive Tatham Gap Trail, part of the original Trail of Tears, off of Long Branch Road in downtown Robbinsville (Includes about 10 miles of gravel road.)
  • Picnic along the scenic Cherohala among panoramic mountain views and ancient meadows.
  • Hike the Appalachian Trail through the Snowbird and Cheoah Mountains.
  • Hike the Bartram Trail, taken by the famous botanist through this region in 1776.

Insider Tidbits

  • You can find traditional Indian food, music, and crafts at the Fading Voices Festival on Memorial Day weekend–on the grounds of Little Snowbird Baptist Church.
  • Robbinsville’s downtown area and surrounding woods were used as locations in the film “Nell” starring Jodie Foster and Liam Neeson.



Parks and Resources

Graham County Tourism
800 470-3790
828 479-3790

U.S. Forest Service
Cheoah Ranger District U.S.F.S. Rt. 1 Box 16-A
Robbinsville NC 28771
828 479-6431