Backcross Chestnut Orchard at Cataloochee Ranch

This backcross orchard, a joint project with the American Chestnut Foundation, is part of an extensive effort to restore the American chestnut to our eastern woodlands. Guided & self-guided tours. Open May-Nov and other seasonal hours. Call for specific tour information.

“…this orchard, in many ways tells the story of the century-long battle to return this beautiful tree to our forests.” – Dr. Paul Sisco


Farmers Markets & Farms, Group Friendly Things to Do


119 Ranch Dr, Maggie Valley, NC, 28751


(828) 926-1401

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