The charming small town of Cashiers, NC is surrounded by scenic mountains, rivers, lakes, trails, and more, offering a plethora of outdoor activities to explore! Located in beautiful Jackson County, there are so many things to do including hiking, fishing, biking, horseback riding, skiing, and more! Also, enjoy shopping at unique boutique shops and the Cashiers Farmers Market with fresh local produce, artisan products, and yummy treats. Village Green, a 13+ acre park in the heart of Cashiers is great for walking and home to many art shows, festivals, and concerts in Cashiers. (Feature photo: Silver Run Falls)

Top Things to Do in Cashiers

Jackson County Ale Trail

For a more laid back, small town beer adventure, head to three cool towns near Asheville: Sylva, Dillsboro and Cashiers - home to six breweries with taprooms and restaurants.

WNC Fly Fishing Trail®️

Welcome to the first and only fly fishing trail in the United States with the best 15 spots for catching brook, brown, and rainbow trout. With 92,800 fish stocked in its waters annually, Jackson… read more

Whiteside Mountain

(2-mile loop hike, moderate) A landmark in the Nantahala National Forest, located between Cashiers and Highlands, Whiteside rises to an elevation of 4,930 ft.. A loop trail takes you to the top of… read more

I-26 Scenic Highway

This is the only interstate section in the state to be selected as a scenic byway. Begins on I-26 at Exit 9 at Mars Hill. As you travel north, there is a scenic overlook offering views of the Blue… read more

Cashiers Sliding Rock

Near Cashiers is another "Sliding Rock", created by the Chattooga River gliding over a 10-foot high rock face. It's a popular local spot during the summer because the water is quite cool. You can… read more

Silver Run Falls

Near Cashiers in Nantahala National Forest is a beautiful 25-ft. waterfall that cascades into a family-friendly pool with a small, sandy beach. A short walk from roadside parking.

Jackson County Mountains Guide

Order a free 73-page visitors guide for the Sylva, Dillsboro, Lake Glenville, Cherokee and Cashiers areas, including info on fly fishing, hikes and waterfalls in Jackson County, NC.

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Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival


Held on the Village Green in the middle of Cashiers at peak color time, see the works of 100+ artists while enjoying live music and great food. The free festival is open 10 AM-5 PM on Friday,… read more

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