Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads

Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads

by Carolyn Sakowski


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780895875594
Publisher: Blair
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 514,769
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Sakowski is a native of Morganton, North Carolina. She holds a B.A. in history from Queens University of Charlotte and an M.A. in history from Appalachian State University. She lives in Winston- Salem, North Carolina. Her previous books include Touring the East Tennessee Backroads and Travel North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Tour 1 The Tour of the Lakes 2

Bryson City-Fontana Lake-Tapoco-joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest-Robbinsville

Tour 2 The Chief Junaluska Tour 18

Robbinsville-Topton-Andrews-Tatham Gap-Cherohala Skyway-Tellico Plains-Coker Creek-Murphy

Tour 3 Ihe Cherokee County Tour 34

Andrews-Marble-Peachtree-Murphy-Lake Hiwassee-Fields of the Wood-Murphy

Tour 4 The Standing Indian Tour 46

Murphy-Brasstown-Hayesville-Chunky Gal Mountain-Standing Indian Mountain-Winding Stair Gap-Franklin

Tour 5 The Nantahala Tour 60

Franklin-Cowee Valley-Nantahala Gorge-Wayah Bald-Franklin

Tour 6 The Highlands Tour 74

Franklin-Cullasaja Gorge-Highlands- Stumphouse Tunnel-Whiteside Cove-Highlands

Tour 7 The Cashiers Tour 90

Sapphire-Gorges State Park-Whitewater Falls-Cashiers-Whiteside Mountain-Glenville Lake-Judaculla Rock-Cullowhee-Sylva-Dillsboro

Tour 8 The Cradle of Forestry Tour 106

Pisgah Forest-Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway-Cradle of Forestry-Sun-burst-Tanasee Bald-Lake Toxaway

Tour 9 The Historic Flat Rock Tour 120

Loop of Historic Flat Rock Community

Tour 10 The Hunting Country Tour 132

Saluda-Tryon-Old Hunting Country

Tour 11 The Hickory Nut Gorge Tour 144

Hickory Nut Gap-Bat Cave-Hickory Nut Gorge-Chimney Rock-Lake Lure-Columbus

Tour 12 The Haywood to Madison Tour 158

Cove Creek-Haywood County-Hot Springs-Paint Rock Corridor-Marshall-Woodfin

Tour 13 The Mars Hill to Burnsville Tour 174

Tour 14 The Overmountain Victory Trail Tour 188

Pleasant Gardens-Lake Tahoma-Mount Mitchell-Micaville-Penland-Spruce Pine-Plum Tree-Cranberry

Tour 15 The Roan Mountain Tour 204

Elk Park-Roan Mountain-Bakersville-Kona-Burnsville

Tour 16 The Valle Crucis Tour 214

Blowing Rock-Shulls Mill-Valle Crucis-Banner Elk-Elk Park

Tour 17 The Globe Tour 230

Blowing Rock-The Globe-Gragg-Yonahlossee Trail-Blowing Rock

Tour 18 The Brown Mountain Tour 240

Morganton-Brown Mountain-Wilson Creek-Mortimer-Edgemont-Harper Creek and Lost Cove-Jonas Ridge

Tour 19 The Table Rock Tour 252

Morganton-Sitting Bear-Hawksbill-Table Rock-Morganton

Tour 20 The Old Buffalo Trail Tour 262

Deep Gap-Todd-Meat Camp-Elk Knob State Park-Sutherland Valley-Trade-Zionville-Cove Creek-Boone

Tour 21 The New River Tour 274

Roaring Gap-Stone Mountain-Shatley Springs-Healing Springs-West Jeffer-son-New River State Park-Glendale Springs

Appendix 292

Bibliography 302

Index 306

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BettyJoyce More than 1 year ago
This is a great paper back book to give as a gift to anyone that does not live in my beautiful state/ Great stories great refresher of things you already knew and forgot and wonderful writing. I recommend this book to everyone even those living in The Great North State