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EXPLORE
HURRICANE RIDGE

Located in the heart of adventure just minutes to the epic ATV roads at Brimstone, world class hiking in Big South Fork, and minutes to pristine mountain waterways, Hurricane Ridge is calls the explorers home. From campfire tales to stargazing with cocktails, you just can't go wrong. Gather with friends and family in a place where memories are meant to be made. 

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ATV / OHV RIDING

No trailering required! Ride right onto the trails at Brimstone from Hurricane Ridge Lodge entirely from the comfort of your ATV or OHV. And don't forget to make time for exploring Royal Blue  (maps here) and even Windrock! Yes, you're going to want to extend your stay.

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PADDLING

From crystal clear flatwater to adrenaline inducing class IV rapids, there's a paddling adventure for everyone in your group. Canoe, kayak, or try out a SUP! 

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FISHING

While most come for our hiking trails, our blueways are becoming an exceptionally popular destination for anglers of all experience levels. Our waters offer great opportunities for both fly fishing and lake fishing. To check out the best spots and plan a day out on the water click below to read more.

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ELK VIEWING

Ever wonder what it was like for the Cherokee who inhabited these lands before they were settled? Experience sightings of elk, black bears, deer, wild turkey, and more! 

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NORRIS LAKE

Splash into vacation at Norris Lake just a short drive from Hurricane Ridge. Enjoy fishing, boating, paddling and more. 

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HIKING

Waterfalls, natural arches, wide open vistas, and wildlife encounters await. Whether you choose to retrace the steps of John Muir or take a casual walk in the woods, be sure to pack your hiking boots. Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area awaits! 

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HORSEBACK RIDING

After a day of hiking, hit the trail and explore from a new vantage point. With miles of designated horse trails in the region, grab your camera and head out for another day of great group adventure. 

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HUNTING

From large game to small, Tennessee is a consistent contender in the top spots to head for hunting season. Learn more about your opportunities by clicking below. 

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GOLFING

Looking to change things up on your mountain getaway? Get in a round of golf with beautiful views of Appalachia.

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MOUNTAIN BIKING

With more bike trails than any other National Park in the USA and an "epic" designation, you're going to want to pack that trail bike. 

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ROCK CLIMBING

Skip the trip out west and head straight for Big South Fork. With over 4,000 miles of rock to explore, we're a natural destination for thrill seekers.

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BIRDING

Positioned directly in the migratory path of countless rare bird species, enjoy sightings of Bald Eagles, Osprey, Hawks, Hummingbirds and more. Best of all, you don't even have to leave the back porch.

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RELAXING

Cozy up by the fire, relax in a hammock, or sip your favorite beverage on the porch. And as the sun sinks down behind the mountains, experience the very best of dark-sky star gazing in the land! Gaze into the cosmos and take in all the glory of endless night views.