The Great Outdoor

Whether you prefer to take advantage of all the adventure the great outdoors have to offer or would rather sit back and enjoy the scenery, there is something for everyone here. The mountains offer everything the outdoorsman needs from hiking and fishing, to kayaking and biking, or a short drive to one of the many ski resorts surrounding the area.
When you’re not feeling adventurous, try one of the many local spas, restaurants, and shopping in the neighborhood, whether right in Cullowhee, or a quick getaway to Dillsboro, Sylva, Asheville, or beyond.

Western Carolina University

Located less than a mile from the Western Carolina University campus and walking distance from town, Highlands at Cullowhee provides all the convenience you need. The quiet charm and peaceful existence exhibited in the Cullowhee valley, tucked gracefully in the Blue Ridge mountains, is unmatched.