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Cherokee, N.C

Population: 27,218 Public lands: Great Smoky Mountains Natinal Park, Nantahala National Forest Outdoor Highlights: Nantahala River, Fontana Lake, Clingma...

Richmond, Va.

Population: 214,114 Public lands: James River Park System, Pocahontas State Park, Richmond National Battlefield, Dutch Gap Conservation Area, Appomattox Ri...

Eden, N.C.

Population: 15,488 Public lands: Dan River, Smith River, State Park at Freedom Park, Belews Lake, Lake Reidsville Outdoor Highlights: RiverFest, paddling...

Ellijay, Ga.

Population: 1,619 Public lands: Rich Mountain Trail, Ridgeway Recreation Area/Bike Trail, Mountaintown Creek Trail, Amicalola Falls, Coosawattee River, Tal...