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Cherokee Chamber of Commerce

Cherokee Chamber
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516 Tsali Boulevard
PO Box 1838
Cherokee, NC 28719

Amy Watkins Parker
Executive Director


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The ancestral homeland of the Cherokee Indians offers
natural beauty, family attractions, outdoor activities and the
rich history of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Spectacular Views
and Waterfalls

Some of the Smokies' most beautiful views and waterfalls are just a short drive from downtown Cherokee. You'll find more information here.







Soco Falls

Fly Fishing
Museum of the
Southern Appalachians

Visit Cherokee’s newest museum conveniently located next to the Visitor Center and across from the Fairgrounds. Through exhibits & videos visitors learn about early fly fishing legends, basic knots, fly-tying, types of gear, types of fish, regional fishing waters, & the history of fly fishing in the South. There's a Kid’s Corner with fun games & activities. The museum & gift shop are open Mon-Sat, 10 am - 6 pm (closed on Sunday). 828-788-0034. Info

Fly Fishing

With 30 miles of well-stocked freestone trout streams, Cherokee is a fisherman's paradise. Our catch and release trophy waters were the site of the 2011 U.S. National Fly Fishing Championship. Tribal waters (PDF map) are now open for fishing year around. No license is required to fish in Reservation waters, however a tribal permit is required. More info

Purchase fishing permits online.

Cultural Attractions

To experience the Cherokee Indians' rich history, don't miss these signature Native American attractions —
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual
Oconaluftee Indian Village
'Unto These Hills' Outdoor Drama

Indian Storytelling
At the Bonfire

Every Friday and Saturday evening throughout the summer, Cherokee storytellers relate tales of Indian lore around the bonfire. Kids roast marshmallows and you might be invited to join a Cherokee Friendship Dance. 7-9 pm at Island Park.


With many shops offering genuine native American art and crafts, Cherokee offers a unique shopping experience. More info.

National Park
Visitor Center

Don't miss the Visitors Center at the Cherokee entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A new museum focuses on the Smokies rich cultural history, from the Cherokee 'early people' to the European Settlers to the creation of the National Park. More info.