- The list below includes 58 free or cheap things to do in or near Hayesville, North Carolina, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Parks, Horseback Riding and Rafting.
- From Chatuge Dam & Recreation Area to Jackrabbit Mountain Bike & Hiking Trails, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hayesville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Helen, Blairsville, Murphy and Hiawassee.
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ellijay River Outfitters provides outdoor recreational equipment rentals for activities like kayaking, camping, hiking, and more. Once a month, it hosts an event with live music and entertainment.
Majestic Mingo Falls is a 120-foot waterfall located adjacent to Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Visitors may visit the falls, which lie on Native American reservation territory, for free. Mingo Falls sits on a trail approximately a half-mile from the parking lot.
A variety of newly released Hollywood films are presented at Cherokee Phoenix Theaters. Movies are shown in 3D when available, and the seating has recently been renovated with the addition of new high back rocking theater chairs.
Located in a natural woodlands area, Cherokee Campground & Craig's Log Cabins offers visitors tent camping sites and cabins to rent. The campground is situated next to a creek that is often visited by wildlife like deer.
Tuckaleechee Caverns opened in 1953 as a destination for people to explore the beauty that lies beneath the Smoky Mountains. The one mile guided tour includes stunning rock formations, underground waterfalls, and crystal clear streams.
Once a WWII military training camp, visitors to Currahee Military Museum can look over the historic horse stable, or enjoy the 6,000 square feet of military based museum displays. Showcasing over one hundred years of history, the museum is located in a renovated military depot.