Ocoee Whitewater Center

Conservative Education programs offered at the Ocoee Whitewater Center are designed to give students hands-on outdoor classroom experience. Students learn about wildlife habitats and the diverse ecosystems within a forest environment.  

Some of the current programs offered are:

* Interpretive Nature Hikes

*  Stream Exploration

*  Insect National Forest

* Survival/Leave No Trace/Safety

* Lizards and Snakes

* Life in the Forest

*  Orienteering/Compass

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Latitude: 35.061634 Longitude: -84.295616 Elevation: 2657 ft
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Adrian Lambert


Seasons Open

Mid-March - Mid-November. Open Daily 9-5, Mid-November - Mid-March Fri-Sun 8:30am-4:30pm.


$3 parking fee/ Call for Tour Costs and Schedules

ADA Accessibility Notes

Handicap Accessible

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcome, but must be leashed

How to Get There


From Knoxville - Distance to OWC = 116 miles

I-75 South to Exit 25 and go right for 5 miles (through city) and exit onto Hwy. 64 East. Travel 26 miles and OWC will be on the right.

From Chattanooga - Distance to OWC = 52 miles

I-75 North to Exit 20 (1st Cleveland exit) and go right for about 6 miles and exit right onto Hwy 64 East. Travel 26 miles and OWC will be on the right.

From Atlanta - Distance to OWC = 167 miles

I-75 North - Exit onto Hwy 411 North. Exit onto Hwy 64 East. Travel 18.5 miles and OWC will be on the right.

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Contact Information

Sherry Hicks - Cherokee National Forest
423-496-0115 (Fax)
4400 Highway 64
Copperhill, TN 37317 US
Terinda Whisenant - Cherokee National Forest
Hwy 4400 Hwy 64
Copperhill, TN 37317 US


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