Red Clay State Historic Park is a state park located in southern Bradley County, Tennessee. The park is also listed as an interpretive center along the Cherokee Trail of Tears. It encompasses 263 acres of land and is located just above the Tennessee-Georgia stateline.The park was the site of the last seat of Cherokee national government before the 1838 enforcement of the Indian Removal Act of 1830 by the U.S. military, which resulted in most of the Cherokee people in the area being forced to emigrate West. Eleven general councils were held between 1832 and 1837.
The Ocoee River has two sections available for whitewater rafting... the upper or olympic section and the middle or traditional section. You can raft each section in a half-day or combine them for a full day of Ocoee River whitewater rafting goodness.
The Cherokee National Forest is a large National Forest created on June 14, 1920 and managed by the U.S. Forest Service and encompassing some 655,598 acres.The Cherokee National Forest headquarters are located in Cleveland, Tennessee.The Cherokee National Forest mostly lies within eastern Tennessee, along the border with North Carolina, and comprises nearly the entire border area except for the section within Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Museum Center at Five Points is a history museum in Cleveland, Tennessee which features exhibits on the history of the local region.The museum features one permanent exhibit, The River of Time, which traces the history of Cleveland and Bradley County.The Museum Center is a history museum, art museum, and cultural center and houses exhibits and artifacts relating to the history of the Ocoee Region of Tennessee,which includes Bradley and Polk Counties and the Chattanooga region and surrounding areas.