North Carolina

Cherokee Arboretum

photo: photo by Margie E. Douthit

Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Western North Carolina
State(s): North Carolina
Longitude: -83.32303
Latitude: 35.48742

Driving Directions

Trail and Arboretum is part of Oconaluftee Indian village, a replica of the 1750's. Located on Highway 441 less than a mile from Cherokee town center, which is at the intersection of 441 and 19 near entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Trail includes flora and fauna indigenous to the Great Smoky Mountain region. The garden features herbs and vegetables, flowers and follows a stream through the trail with arched bridges, small fish pond, and an old cabin

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Clarence E. Wike
Cherokee Historical Association
P.O. Box 398
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 497-2111
[email protected]



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