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Come to a place where you can be inspired as you brave new challenges, experience fun and adventure, reorder priorities, and cultivate friendships. Here you will build memories that will last a lifetime.
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Come experience the magnificent scenery, premier facilities, unsurpassed activities, excellent food, and heart-warming hospitality of Doe River Gorge.
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With three miles of pristine wilderness surrounded by thousands of acres of the Cherokee National Forest, Doe River Gorge is a refuge from the outside world.
  • Majestic Scenery

    Doe River Gorge consists of rugged mountain, scenic meadows, vertical rock cliffs, rushing whitewater rapids, and colorful flora. You’ll be captivated by the beauty of God’s spectacular creation.
  • Fascinating History

    In 1880, a railroad was constructed from Johnson City, TN to Cranberry, NC. A portion of this railroad has been restored through the Doe River Gorge and provides scenic excursion trips into the Gorge, as well as transportation to various sites where you can experience amazing wilderness adventures.
  • Exhilarating Adventure

    Doe River Gorge explodes with adventure. Rappel sheer cliffs, tube whitewater rapids, brave rope challenge courses, race down ziplines, and engage in a battle of paintball. Saddle up a horse and ride along a quiet mountain trail, challenge your friends to a game of octaball, or enjoy some incredibly fun activities at the action-packed lakefront. Doe River Gorge is a place where you can experience fun and laughter while creating lasting memories.
  • Incomparable Hospitality

    Doe River Gorge is enhanced with premier facilities and dedicated staff to enrich your experience. You can sleep in a riverfront cabin, an authentic railroad car, or a scenic mountain lodge. Our chef prepares great-tasting, well-balanced, and nutritious meals so that no one walks away from the table hungry. The hospitality staff at Doe River Gorge are eager to make your stay enjoyable and refreshing.
"I’ve never had so much fun in all my life.
But the coolest thing I learned is that
God loves me no matter what."
-William, AGE 11
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Mission Accomplished...

The most important part of what we do here at Doe River Gorge is striving to create an environment for our mission to be accomplished in the hearts of everyone we come in contact with. Madison is one of many of those stories!

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January 8, 2020

It’s Tough growing up in America today. With a culture that has gradually shunned its moral and spiritual roots, the hearts of young people are increasingly being battered and scarred. Many who come to Doe River Gorge have lives that are ravaged by wrong choices and damaging relationships, some are on the verge of giving […]

June 28, 2019
Summer Camp in full swing...our 25th year
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