Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge & Resort

Located in the mountains of Western North Carolina, this secluded, 39-acre resort on Stecoah Creek is surrounded by the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. The area has some of the best motorcycle riding in the world.

Iron Horse is within minutes of the famous Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, the scenic Cherohala Skyway, Moonshiner 28, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee , Fontana Dam, and the Nantahala River Gorge. Whether you are on a cruiser, sport bike or dual sport, Iron horse is where riders stay and play.

Latest News

OPENING MARCH 31st for the 2017 SEASON!

Winter Office/Reservation Hours
Mon-Fri 9am – 2pm

Happy St. Patricks Day from Ferdie and the IronHorse crew!!

14 days & we are open for the 2017 season!!!

Happy St. Patrick's Day from Ferdie and the IronHorse crew!!

14 days & we are open for the 2017 season!!!
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Hey there!

Hey there Ferdie and Crew, see you all in May

Hey y'all! :)

Happy St. Patrick's Day Ironhorse and Ferdie.

The Ferd rocking it!!!

My dog Gus loves this post.

Can't wait to share a drink with Ferdie. Lol

Nancy says top o the mornin!

I'll be there Sept

Can't wait!

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Established 2003 ~ For Riders By Riders

Owners John and Charlene Powell decided that motorcycle riders needed a resort destination of their own. Wanting to bridge the free spirit of the old west with the free spirit of the modern motorcyclists, we designed the Iron Horse with a western flair. We planned to offer a wide range of accommodations and facilities.

Pavilion Facilities

  • Chuck Wagon Grill, serving breakfast everyday and dinner Wed-Sun
  • Dining area with large, stacked, stone fireplace
  • Large Projection Screen for daily weather, news, and group functions
  • Gift shop selling T-shirts, souvenirs and snacks
  • Large media room with couches and 15’ screen TV
  • Perfect for group meetings or training sessions
  • Massage therapy room
  • The glass enclosed Hogs Den overlooking the creek for TV or meetings
  • Game room with pool and card tables
  • Free Wi-Fi and computer
  • ATM
  • Covered bike parking
  • Outdoor deck overlooking Stecoah Creek
  • Group Fire Pit

After a hearty home cooked meal join us around the creek side fire pit. Meet new friends or reunite with old friends and share stories of your rides. Rock your cares away in one of our rocking chairs on the deck overlooking the creek.

Looking for great riding and a place to relax and kick back with fellow riders? Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge & Resort is your destination. Make your reservations today and join the many other riders who come to our resort every year.