Big Canoe is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, a mountain chain in the eastern United States. Part of the Appalachian Mountains, the Blue Ridge forms their eastern front from Georgia to Pennsylvania. Elevations in Big Canoe range from approximately 1300 feet to over 3100 feet. Many homes and home sites have amazing views of the lakes and mountains in Big Canoe and farther to the north into North Carolina. South facing homes often have views of Atlanta, more than 50 miles away.
An 8,000 acre gated community, Big Canoe has a 27 hole golf course, 11 tennis courts (2 indoor courts), an 18,000 square foot fitness center with an indoor heated 5 lane pool, two outdoor pools, including one with sandy beach, paddle boats and canoes, and the ever popular water slide. There are 2 onsite restaurants, a country store and miles and miles of trails with rushing streams and waterfalls. Owners enjoy poker groups, pool groups, bridge groups and other groups for almost every interest.