Conveniently located on the banks of Santeetlah Lake, Blue Waters Mountain Lodge offers a wealth of both land and water-based activities and adventures. The 2,800-acre manmade reservoir of Santeetlah Lake is ideal for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, boating, waterskiing, jet-skiing and fishing. Equipment such as fishing boats, ski boats, wave runners and pontoons can be rented for additional activities.
Whitewater activities can be enjoyed on the nearby Nantahala River, which includes white water rafting, kayaking, and canoeing, while fly-fishing can be enjoyed in the nearby Slick Rock Creek, Snowbird Creek, and Nantahala River.
The region boasts outstanding hiking and mountain biking, including the world-renowned Appalachian Trail, the Wauchecha Bald Trail, and the Bear Creek Trail. The Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest features magnificent 500-year old giant Hemlocks and Tulip Poplar, which stand 150 feet tall, are a sight to behold.
Guests staying at the Blue Waters Mountain Lodge can also enjoy a round of golf at one of several championship golf courses in the area, including Cherokee Hills Golf and Country Club, Mountain Harbour Golf Course, Mill Creek Country Club, and Smoky Mountain Country Club. The area also offers a wealth of the finest Horseback riding trails that wind through beautiful landscapes and scenic vistas.
Interesting historical and cultural attractions include Chief Junaluska’ Grave, the Origination Point of the Trail of Tears, the scenic Cherohala Skyway, which runs between Robbinsville and Tellico Plains in Tennessee, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
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292 Pine Ridge Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28771, Phone: 828-479-8888