3695 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Maggie Valley

Maggie Valley, NC

Welcome to where the Great Smokies and The Blue Ridge Parkway merge. The highest valley east of the Mississippi, the summer are cool and the winters are cooler for a true four season climate. Our close proximity to the Great Smoky National Park and the southern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway make Maggie the ideal location for planning your next vacation. Here are some favorite activities:

  • Hiking
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Auto/Motorcycle Touring
  • NC Heritage Trout Waters
  • Snow Tubing
Aerial of Festival Grounds

Cataloochee Ski Area

Cataloochee Ski Area is the southern most ski area on the east coast. Almost always the first to open and the last to close, their snow making expertise is second to none. The ski area boasts 100% snow making capibility and lighted slopes for night sking.

Elevated Mountain Distilling Co.

Elevated Mountain Distilling Company is a craft distiller of top-shelf whiskeys and spirits based in Maggie Valley, NC. We are located where America’s favorite drive meets America’s most visited park! The name, Elevated Mountain, reflects the fact that Haywood County has the highest average median elevation (3600 ft.) of any county east of the Rockies. Due to our high elevation, all our natural water originates within Haywood County.

Wheels Through Time

Wheels Through Time Museum is home to the world’s premier collection of rare American motorcycles, memorabilia, and a distinct array of unique “one-off” American automobiles. Located just 5 miles off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Maggie Valley, North Carolina our museum houses a collection of over 300 rare machines.

Elk Watching

Most elk are located in the Cataloochee Valley area in the southeastern section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While the best times to view elk are usually early morning and late evening, elk may also be active on cloudy summer days and before or after storms. As the elk have begun to migrate out of the park you can frequently see elk in and around Maggie Valley.