Blackberry Mountain
Book Now

The thrill of adventure runs through all of Mountain life.

Activities

Every trip to the Mountain brings something to discover: an expansive view, a personal best, a new passion. That’s the thrill of adventure at Blackberry Mountain. With 2,800 acres dedicated in land conservation, Blackberry Mountain offers guests an unparalleled experience in your own private national park. When you’re here, breathe deeply and challenge yourself. Connect with your environment in a fresh way. Immerse yourself in true mountain living with activities as invigorating as the landscapes that surround you. As we continue to develop, incredible opportunities are on the horizon.

On Site

Hiking

Breathe in the fresh air of the Smoky Mountains as you hike through the undisturbed acreage at your own pace, making discoveries that will inspire adventurers of all levels. With 20 miles of private trails, explore the wonder of the foothills of the Smokies from the bottom of Reed Creek to the top of Chilhowee Mountain.

Tree Climbing

Revive your childhood fearlessness and take in the sights from a new perspective with tree climbing. Whether you’re ascending the tree on a rope or stepping out onto a limb, enjoy the thrill of a bird’s eye view—and the satisfaction of a challenge.

Mountain Biking

Wind beside a creek path, along the shoulders of ridges, and test yourself up the hillside to the top of Long Ridge on 8 miles of private mountain biking trails. With guidance from the Blackberry Mountain team, steer your wheels over new and exciting terrain with options for a variety of intensity levels.

Fitness Classes

Group fitness classes on the Mountain range from calm and inspiring experiences like treetop meditation and floating yoga to higher-intensity workouts including Zumba and H.I.I.T. to accommodate every fitness need. All group classes are also available as one-on-one sessions.

Camping

Fully immerse in mountain life and explore the property with camping opportunities ranging from a fully supported camping experience at the trailside Chestnut Flats shelter to backcountry backpacking with a personal tent and supplies provided by the Mountain team. Packed for the trek, you’ll hike over the ridges and through the woods for a full exploration of the Mountain.

Rock Climbing

Learn to climb on an indoor rock wall or test yourself on real rocks. Step outside your comfort zone and challenge your problem-solving skills with a rock climbing option available for all levels of experience. Choose to traverse your route to the top, or calculate your movements along a bouldering path.

Cooking Demonstration

Join one of our artisans or chefs in preparation of a seasonal, three course midday meal inspired by the Mountain and enjoy lunch paired with a glass of wine or Blackberry Farm Brewery beer. Offering is seasonal.

Foraging

Discover a new appreciation for what the land provides when you forage fresh, regional flora with expert guidance from the Blackberry Mountain team. Learn where to find certain plants, fungi and herbs, which seasons to look for them and how to best to cook your foraged bounty!

Lexus Test Drive

East Tennessee is graced with dramatic byways and roads that meander through the mountains, where guests of Blackberry Mountain can experience driving tours in luxury. When planning a trip to the Great Smokies or even a quick jaunt into town, reserve a Lexus vehicle with our compliments.

Camp Blackberry

Camp Blackberry is the perfect way for children ages four and older to enjoy fully supervised, daily adventures and activities made just for them including culinary, fine arts, outdoor adventure and more.

Off Site

Horseback Riding

Experience the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains from a new perspective as you traverse the land on horseback. With offerings for guests of all ages in every season, the horse program provides enjoyable and informative experiences to bond with the animals and explore through fields, across streams and over beautiful pathways winding through the land.

Fly Fishing

Pick a spot and cast your line for wild rainbow, brown and brook trout in one of the Southeast’s largest wild trout sanctuaries, or float the beautiful tailwater streams of East Tennessee and let the river guide your fishing.

Paddle Sports

Splash your way through Summer with an assortment of paddle sport activities. Canoe the shallow waters of the Little River and cool your feet in the riffles as you casually drift down stream; or, choose a kayak, canoe or paddle board to explore the waters of mountain lakes surrounded by a 360 degree view of the Foothills.

Hiking

Explore beyond Blackberry Mountain and get to know the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Whether you’re seeking a quiet walkway or looking to test yourself against the climb, you’ll find rewarding trails and experiences for every hiker.

Sporting Clays

Learn the basics and take your first shot at sporting clays or test your skills on our private course. Hunting has been an important part of the Mountain’s history, and we are honored to offer this traditional sport to fellow marksmen. From flushing birds to running rabbits, our private course offers a fun challenge for shooters of all levels.

Lake Life

The foothills surround the clear waters of Tellico Lake with their distinct, Appalachian beauty. Learn to wake surf with expert guidance and top-of-the-line equipment from MasterCraft Boat Company in this pristine mountain setting or simply enjoy a refreshing boat ride on a hot Tennessee afternoon!

Embrace your adventurous side and live well.