Things to See and Do in Robbinsville, N.C.
Junaluska Museum and Memorial–TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE
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.
- 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.