The Magical Place In North Carolina Where You Can View A Wild Elk Herd

For more than 200 years, elk were missing from the landscape in the Tar Heel State. But in the early 2000s, a small herd was reintroduced to live in the wilds of the Cataloochee Valley in Western North Carolina. Today, a visit to the Cataloochee Valley to see the ever-growing herd of wild (but closely monitored) elk is nothing short of magical.

When you’re ready for an elk spotting adventure like no other in the Tar Heel State, see this link for directions to Cataloochee Valley.

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