- The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Murphy, North Carolina, including 68 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters, Walking Trails and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
- From Murphy River Walk to Fire Creek Falls, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Murphy and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Ducktown and Hiawassee.
Three miles of trails winding along the Valley and Hiwassee Rivers make up the Murphy River Walk. The easy walk takes visitors through several different natural environments surrounding the historic town of Murphy.
Visitors can enjoy guided fishing, floating, biking, hiking, and paddle trips with Appalachian Outfitters, Inc. Appalachian Outfitters also specializes in products and equipment for hiking, fly fishing, bicycling, and paddling.
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Nantahala National Forest, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, and a variety of other recreational activities at Hanging Dog Recreation Area. The area offers access to Hiwassee Lake where visitors can also enjoy fishing and boating.
Fun for kids AND adults. Gold panning, mini golf, paintball, skeet shooting, pistol range, gem mining, wagon rides, bounce castle and mini dune buggy. Covered pavilions for RAIN OR SHINE. Pet friendly. Cabins & camping on site. Large group pavilion coming soon. Event Catering services available or bring your ow…
With Big Ol Fish Guiding Service, visitors can take a guided trip to nearby lakes to fish for striped bass and walleye. The boats are equipped with bait and fishing equipment, so visitors do not need to bring their own.
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87 Peachtree Street, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
The Cherokee County Historical Museum Inc. is dedicated to preserving the local history of the area. The museum contains over 2000 artifacts of the Cherokee Indians, some dating back as far as the civil war.
Henn Movie Theater is an historic single movie theater that was established in 1934. The facility shows movies in surround sound and offers a large selection of concessions. Henn Movie Theater is currently expanding their facilities.