Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley Area Travel Guide
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Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley

127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire NC 28774
Phone: (828)743-7667

Area Travel Guide

The Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley area is a Mecca for recreational pursuits. Offering a wide array of activities from the most relaxed to the most rigorous, dining for all tastes and budgets Foxhunt provides the perfect accommodations from which to base your vacation.

Enjoy the scenic wonder of the tree-studded mountains, lakes and streams as you golf, boat, or hike. There's simply a ton to do on and off the premises.

Nearby Amenities :
  • Art Galleries
  • Antique Dealers
  • Casinos
  • Golf courses
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park
  • Grocery
  • Historical Places
  • Horseback Riding
  • Movie Theatres
  • Museums
  • Performing Arts
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Skating Rinks
  • Skiing
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Wineries

Resort Activities

The Recreation Center is open seven days a week, year round, with movie rentals, video games, exercise equipment and miniature golf. You will also find two heated outdoor pools, one heated indoor pool, two hot tubs and two saunas.

For tennis lovers, eight clay and two hard surface courts are available during the off-season. Lessons, clinics, tennis packages, tennis equipment and accessories are available during season.

Golfer enthusiasts have several courses available to them. The Sapphire National Golf Club is an 18-hole PGA course with rental equipment and cards available. The Sapphire Mountain Brewing Company and Sports Salon are adjacent to the Pro Shop. The Red Bird Golf Links has a driving range and traditional 9-hole course (par 3 and 4 holes). Their fully stocked golf pro shop and professionals are available to assist.

Skiing is available mid-December through February, weather permitting. Skiiers will enjoy the two slopes as well as the tube park. Lift tickets, equipment rental and ski lessons are available.

Fairfield Lake, a 55-acre lake is complete with boathouse and dock. Fishing boats, canoes and paddle boats are available for rental. The boat dock opens seasonally and a North Carolina fishing license is required. Also located nearby is Hogback Lake a beautiful 35-acre lake for fishing. Horsepasture Riverbank provides access to the river for fishing and splashing as it flows through the Sapphire Valley area.

The activity field includes a playground, soccer field, basketball courts and a quarter mile track. The Community center posts the activity calendar on all activities that will be offered during your stay. Additional amenities include a park with picnic area. Hiking, fishing, miniature golf and canoeing are other popular activities. A car is needed to access the various amenities at the resort. Enjoy the scenic wonder of the tree-studded mountains, lakes and streams as you golf, boat or hike.

Nearby Activities

Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley offers scheduled activities including trips to Nantahala Outdoor Center whitewater rafting, Highlands, N.C., Biltmore mansion in Asheville, magnificent waterfalls and tours to other areas of interest. Paddle around in canoes or hike the perimeter of the big lake at Sapphire. Or, there's also a smaller lake at Foxhunt for fishing from a pier. Cashiers is a quaint town with wonderful restaurants. Highlands, 10 miles away, is also beautiful and has wonderful shopping. Many places to hike and waterfalls to see! Plus the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in the country, is only 90 miles away.

Golf Courses

Fairfield Sapphire Valley: Sapphire Mountain Golf Club – 8.2 miles
50 Slicers Ave
Sapphire, NC 28774

High Hampton Inn and Country Club – 3.2 miles
1525 Highway 107 S
Cashiers, NC 28717

Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club – 3.6 miles
1573 High Mountain Dr
Cashiers, NC 28717

Wade Hampton Golf Club – 3.0 miles
Highway 107, Cashiers, NC

Historical Places/Museums

Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum – 27.5 miles
25 Phillips Street
Franklin, NC 28734

Macon County Historical Museum – 27.9 miles
36 W Main St
Franklin, NC 28734-3006

Museum of American Cut and Engraving – 22.9 miles
472 Chestnut Street
Highlands, NC 28741

Ruby City Gems and Minerals – 28 miles
130 E Main St
Franklin, NC 28734

Scottish Tartans Museum Center – 28 miles
86 E Main St
Franklin, NC 28734-3026

Western Carolina University: Fine Arts Museum – 21.4 miles
176 Central Dr
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Wilderness Taxidermy and Wildlife Museum – 21.6 miles
5040 Highlands Rd
Franklin, NC 28734

Ski Resorts

Cataloochee Ski Area – 31.6 miles
1080 Ski Lodge Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Moonshine Mountain Snow Tubing Park – 46.0 miles
5865 Willow Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28739

Scaly Mountain Ski Area – 15.9 miles
7420 Dillard Rd
Scaly Mountain, NC 28775

Tube World – 28.4 miles
Highway 19
4821 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Theme Parks

Santa's Land Family Theme Park – 28.6 miles
571 Wolfetown Road
Cherokee, NC 28719


Derrick Mize Ltd – 8.5 miles
440 Main St
Highlands, NC 28741

Habersham Winery – 60.3miles
7025 S Main St
Helen, GA 30545-3615

Tiger Mountain Vineyards – 41.7 miles
2592 Old Highway 441
Tiger, GA 30576

Victoria Valley Vineyard – 56.9 miles
1360 S Saluda Rd
Cleveland, SC

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