Joyce Kilmer National Forest

One of the most impressive old-growth forests in the country, featuring 100+ tree species, some over 400 years old.

Joyce Kilmer National Forest

Joyce Kilmer National Forest

One of the most impressive old-growth forests in the country, featuring 100+ tree species, some over 400 years old. Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is located about 15 miles from Robbinsville. From Robbinsville, take Highway 129 North for 1 miles to the junction with Highway 143 West (Massey Branch Road). Turn left on Highway 143 and travel approx 5 miles to a stop sign. Turn right onto Kilmer Road. Drive for approx 7.3 miles and bear to the right at the junction of Santeetlah Gap and the Cherohala Skyway. Continue for another 2 miles to the entrance of the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
Location: Robbinsville, NC
Phone: 828-257-4200