Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of upper East Tennessee, Unicoi County is named after a Cherokee word meaning "fog draped." Unicoi's Cherokee Trail is nestled in the warm embrace of Appalachia, this Cherokee trail is a portal to a simpler time. Journey to this place, and you, too, will be transported and lifted to a mountaintop vista, gently swept to a sun-drenched valley below. Allow your feet to wander the Appalachian Trail, and let your mind wonder at the rich history of the land. Lose yourself in the natural beauty of this Valley Beautiful, and find yourself anew. Discover Unicoi County, Tennessee, and find what you've been missing. For the free-spirited, the land and water of Unicoi County offer challenges both physical and mental. Test your mettle along the churning whitewater of the Nolichucky River, or try your hand at casting a line in a winding mountain stream. Hike through the Cherokee National Forest and discover hidden waterfalls, or experience the magic and community along the county's 30-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail. Hunting, biking, horseback riding "whatever your pleasure, you'll find it here. You can even hit the links at Buffalo Mountain Resort's 18-hole golf course.