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Cataloochee, North Carolina: Bigfoot Statue

A life-size roadside likeness, carved from wood, in a little pull-off in the heart of Smoky Mountains Bigfoot territory.

Cove Creek Rd, Cataloochee, NC
I-40 exit 20. Drive south on US Hwy 276 toward Maggie Valley, then take the first right onto Cove Creek Rd. Statue is 4.4 miles on the right.
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Bigfoot Statue

It's 4.4 miles off the main road and it takes 15-20 minutes to get there. The road is barely wide enough for two cars. And some of the turns are posted as slow as 5 mph. The parking area is actually someone's driveway. We took our minivan up. I wouldn't consider anything larger than that to check it out.

[Jim Bertram, 06/20/2019]
Bigfoot Statue

It's cool, but really off the path. Glad I made it back. If you're traveling in an RV bigger then 20 ft. long, don't go up! I went up in a 30 ft. -- big mistake. There's nowhere to pull off or turn around. I had to go further up to only find a switchback that I could not make, so found driveway to do a 15-point turn to get out. Talk about hairy. Take a car to see.

[Mark, 08/04/2017]

Bigfoot statue.

Bigfoot Statue

Bigger than life-size carved wooden statue of Bigfoot.

[Patty Wattwood, 01/26/2017]

Bigfoot sightings have been on the rise in southwestern North Carolina, prompting the opening of Georgia's Expedition Bigfoot just across the state line.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big Red RockerBig Red Rocker, Maggie Valley, NC - 7 mi.
Wheels Through TimeWheels Through Time, Maggie Valley, NC - 8 mi.
World Methodist MuseumWorld Methodist Museum, Lake Junaluska, NC - 8 mi.
In the region:
Hollywood Star Cars Museum, Gatlinburg, TN - 27 mi.

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