Cherokee County, situated in South Western North Carolina is conveniently located within 2 hours of four major cities in 3 different states: Asheville, NC, Knoxville, TN, Chattanooga, TN and Atlanta, GA. The area is filled with mountains, lakes, rivers and streams that provide unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation.  Whether you are just wanting to relax and enjoy the view or experience what the outdoors have to offer, Cherokee County can satisfy your craving.


"With its small town feel, warm Southern hospitality and plenty of things to explore, Cherokee County, NC is the perfect destination to unplug and get away from the stress of everyday life. So, pitch a tent or check into one of our cabins, hotels or resorts, and stay a while! You’ll be happy you did!" ~ Cherokee County Tourist Development Authority


The videos below were sponsored by Tourist Development Authority for Cherokee County and A.O. Staff made appearances in them.  

Appalachian Outfitters no longer sells bicycles, bicycle accessories, or repairs bicycles.  For anything bicycle related please visit Blairsville Bike & Hikes.

All bicycle parts and accessories are up to 50% off, while supplies last.

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​with us by calling 828-837-4165

​with us by calling 828-837-4165

Under New Ownership

Big changes have come to Appalachian Outfitters.  Manager Justin Mickens, Head Guide Bobby Hand, and Guide Matt Rhodes purchased Appalachian Outfitters in June of 2016.  Justin will operate as Owner/Manager, Bobby as Owner/Head Guide, and Matt as Owner/Guide.   


Message From the Owners

Customer Service.  Two words that most businesses don't know.  We strive to help our customers find what they are looking for.  We have an extensive knowledge of local area and have an extensive network of friends in the outdoor community.  Appalachian Outfitters has become known as an information center over the past 4 years and we would like to keep that reputation.  If you have a question feel free to call or stop by.


Your #1 destination for Outdoor Activities in Western NC, Northern GA and Eastern TN

   Appalachian Outfitters

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