Local Area Attractions Near Murphy / Peace Valley KOA
The Murphy KOA is nestled in the Southwest North Carolina mountains with short trips to many area attractions.
Deals Gap, Tail of the Dragon, and other great rides throughout the area
One of the 'bucket list' rides for motorcycle enthusiasts. Only 30 minutes from the Campground and a beautiful ride just getting there. A perfect loop through the Dragons Tail, into Tennessee, and back to the Campground. Great rides up to Wayah and Brasstown Bald or down to Helen, GA.
Railroad Train Rides
The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and The Great Smoky Mountain Railway are both a 45 minute drive from the Murphy KOA. The BRSR is in the "Antique Capital" of Georgia, Blue Ridge. Enjoy the ride along the beautiful Toccia River in climate controlled or open air cabins.
The GSMR winds through two tunnels and 25 bridges through the majestic Nantahala Forest. Travel along the Little Tennessee and the Nantahala River on your way to Fontana Lake. Full and partial day trips are available for both Trains and be sure to visit their websites for more information.