November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020

Weather is looking great for the next ten days. Now is the time to get in a few more days on our area roads before winter sets in. Highs in the 60s lows in the 30s. We might even hit a 70 degree day. Very little rain predicted. Our Tail of the Dragon T-shirt Shack…

November 10, 2020

November 10, 2020

We salute all of our Veterans on November 11th. Thank you for your service. We are well into November and the weather remains great. Chilly nights and warm days in the 60-70s. Our Tail of the Dragon T-Shirt Shack and Killboy Photos will remain open as long as the weather holds. The local area roads…

September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

Perfect weather today and not too crowded. The Space Coast Miatas returned ….. and Neale Bayley being photo bombed made it look like old home week. He brought a crew and their custom KTM Tail of the Dragon bike. More on this later.

September 12, 2020

September 12, 2020

The weather is beginning to change here in the mountains. The highs for next week will be dropping into the high 70s with lows in the low 50s. The afternoon thunderstorms seem to be dissipating. Looks like a great time to visit area roads.

SEPTEMBER 11

SEPTEMBER 11

Never Forget

September 1, 2020

September 1, 2020

It is hard to believe that September is here already. Still plenty of time to plan a trip to the area before any major weather changes take place. It is great to hear that Fontana Village has reopened with cabins, motel, camping and dining available on Moonshiner 28 just 10 miles from the Tail of…

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

The summer has seen many cars and motorcycles enjoying our area roads. Be advised that the days have seen temps in the upper 80s so make sure you stay hydrated. You can get .50 cent waters at our Tail of the Dragon T-shirt Shack. Grab some to take with you. Also be aware that the…

June 7, 2020

June 7, 2020

The Tail of the Dragon along with places to stop, eat, and stay are OPEN for business !! We have had a number of inquiries about Fontana Village reopening. We now have official word that recent owners of Fontana Village have surrendered their leave back to TVA as of June 1. TVA is actively looking…

May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020

Covid Updates: Updated May 22: Here are FAQ’s regarding the NC, TN, and GA mountains. Just about everything is open, but please contact your destination for the latest information. WHAT IS OPEN/CLOSED – NC TN & GA All roads are open !! NC, TN, GA accommodations are open. Restaurants are open with limited indoor seating.…

Sunday March 29, 2020

Sunday March 29, 2020

SUNDAY Graham County North Carolina has set-up roadblocks/checkpoints on US129, NC28, and the Cherohala Skyway near the county lines. Only Graham County residents are allowed to enter at these checkpoints. THE DRAGON IS OPEN There is no access to the Dragon from North Carolina. There is no problem coming from the Tennessee side. IN THE…

LATEST NEWS

LATEST NEWS

UPDATE 3/24: The entire 11 mile section of the Dragon IS OPEN. Advisory signs have been placed at the intersection of US411 and US129 in Tennessee. This is to advise the public that on Friday, US129 will be blocked in North Carolina at the intersection of US129 and Hwy28. Only local traffic will be allowed…

March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020

ATTENTION: Tail of the Dragon Store will be closing Sunday afternoon March 22, 2020. Some counties in western North Carolina are shutting down all accommodations. Road closures will begin in the coming week. At this time, we do not have clarification regarding access to US129 at the North Carolina/Tennessee state line. The Cherohala Skyway will…