Welcome to Cherokee County’s Virtual Visitor Center
Escape to the lake and return to the simple life for a while!
Blessed by the unique geography of northeast Alabama, Cherokee County is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise four seasons of the year, with breathtaking scenery and natural wonders to explore. Enjoy Lookout Mountain of the Appalachian Mountains region.
You won’t find places like Cherokee County on just any map. With easy access to and from the Atlanta, Birmingham, Chattanooga, and Huntsville areas, you can arrive comfortable from major interstates.
Fishing & Fun on Weiss Lake
Lots to Do on Land
While Weiss Lake may be the centerpiece of Cherokee County, many other recreational activities abound. Blow your own glass ornament, paddle the Terrapin, play a round of golf, hike the trails, and explore the natural adventures at Cherokee Rock Village, Little River National Preserve, Canyon Mouth Park Recreation Area, and The Pinhoti Trail. Visit historic Civil War sites, Cornwall Furnace, and others.
Events & Festivals
Getting Here & Where to Stay
Cherokee County offers an unbeatable central location in the ABC Triangle, almost equidistant to Atlanta, Birmingham, and Chattanooga, and offering a forested lake escape from the fast pace of city living. Lodging opportunities include motels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, cabins, camping, and RV sites.