Maggie Valley, North Carolina: Most Photographed View in the Smokies Team Field Report

Soco Craft and Tower

6638 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
Soco Craft and Tower. North side of US Hwy 19/Soco Rd, 6.5 miles west of its intersection with US Hwy 276/Jonathan Creek Rd, or 14 miles east of Cherokee.
Seasonal; call ahead to make sure it's open. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
50 cents to climb the tower.
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Climb to the top of a nine-story-high tower, which really is only four stories high since the first five are down in a ravine. But, oh, the view! Report...

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The craft store and observation tower are both back open. It is a nice view. The tower is fairly high, and not for those scared of heights.

[Danny Martin, 08/09/2020]
Most Photographed View in the Smokies

Unfortunately, the tower appears to be closed and there is a "For Sale" sign on the building.

[Shelby, 12/30/2018]

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