Tsali Recreation Area

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50 mi 81 km

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36 mi 58 km

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9

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5 Trails
Intermediate Trails
3 Trails
Hard Trails
0 Trails

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After the Ride: Local Favorites

Guayabitos Mexican Restaurant Stay away from the Poblano Peppers, soggy and just not good.
236 U.S. 19, Bryson City NC — (828) 488-1336
Great Smoky Mountains Winery Pizza is delicious!
Jimmy Mac's Restaurant Thank God a restaurant with steak!! And it's open after 8:00 pm :)
The Iron Skillet Chicken wrap... Can ask for buffalo... Awesome. Friendly staff. Bright atmosphere. A+
The Filling Station The Four Lane best club sandwich I have ever ate
Mountain Perks Black Widow coffee has the perks!
9 Depot St, Bryson City NC — (828) 488-9561
Anthony's Italian Resturant Only bad thing is the stupid tourists. They come in expecting other customers to wait on them like they employee's.
103 Depot St, Bryson City NC — (828) 488-8898
Na-bers Drive In Cherry Lemon MT Dew is the nectar of the God's!!! Get a large & enjoy the greatest non alcoholic beverage in the universe!!!!
Rancho Viejo Burritos Sonora's were DELICIOUS! Little spicy and wonderful flavor. One of the best things I've had at a Mexican restaurant.
Kobe Express Great place to eat if you are in Cherokee, NC. Every dish is made to order. It does not matter if you show up @ 3:00pm (like I Did).
42 Nickeh Drive, Cherokee NC — (828) 497-9779
Selu Garden Café The portions are awesome! Great for the price! Loaded Mac and Cheese is to die for!! Carolina Burger is incredible!!
Ruth's Chris Steak House Get table by fire very nice. Filet very nice. Baked potato $8.50 rip off nothing special for a potato.
777 Casino Drive, Cherokee NC — (828) 497-8577
Granny's Kitchen Definitely try a slice of pecan pie! It's delicious!
Peter's Pancakes & Waffles Biscuits & Gravy were the BOMB! Waffle was wonderful too!!
1384 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee NC — (828) 497-5116
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6.2 mi 10.0 km
#1 Thompson Loop
Bryson City, NC
6.2 mi 10.0 km Bryson City, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
49 days ago
8.4 mi 13.5 km
#2 Mouse Branch Loop
Bryson City, NC
8.4 mi 13.5 km Bryson City, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
38 days ago
10.5 mi 16.9 km
#3 Tsali Right Loop
Bryson City, NC
10.5 mi 16.9 km Bryson City, NC
Minor Issues
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Fallen Trees - Several fallen trees and it's grown up but overall it's in good condition
22 hours ago
8.7 mi 14.0 km
#4 Tsali Left Loop
Bryson City, NC
8.7 mi 14.0 km Bryson City, NC
Minor Issues
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Fallen Trees - Several fallen trees and it's grown up but overall it's in good condition
22 hours ago
2.5 mi 4.0 km
#5 County Line Road
Bryson City, NC
2.5 mi 4.0 km Bryson City, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
81 days ago

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