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Scenic Tennessee 68 & Apalachia Dam
Route 68 provides a relaxing mountain drive past rolling farmlands through southeastern Tennessee. If you’re coming from northern Georgia, and headed for the Cherohala Skyway, this is the route you’ll take. When you reach the split between Rte. 68 (which heads north) and Rte. 123 (which heads east into North Carolina, to the Hiwassee Dam and Lake), you’ll spot this old gas station/store/garage. Clearly it’s been abandoned for decades, but it still makes for some good pictures. Apalachia Dam As you drive along Route 68, you’ll have access to several dams, which are part of the Tennessee Valley Authority system. …