Category Archive: Nature

Top Places to See Bears in the Smoky Mountains

March 16, 2019

As the weather warms up and wildflowers begin to peek their heads out, we aren’t the only ones who are starting to make our way outdoors. Our friends the black bears will also be...

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Smoky Mountain Wildflowers: When & Where To Find Them

August 29, 2016

Smoky Mountain wildflowers are abundant as you hike through the national park. You will find yourself standing within a peaceful alpine meadow peppered with colorful flowers pointi...

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All About the Bears in the Smoky Mountains

July 14, 2016

Black bears are some of the Smoky Mountains’ favorite residents. These beautiful creatures inhabit all areas of the park, and you will often see them in more trafficked areas. Th...

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Keep Sevier Beautiful

September 17, 2015

An indisputable natural treasure in the Southeast, Sevier County has been capturing hearts and dazzling eyes for generations. This state of preserved natural splendor is hardly a c...

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Smoky Mountain Nature Information

August 6, 2015

The Smokies offer activities for visitors of various ages and interests. Recommended nature activities include camping, hiking, picnicking, sightseeing, fishing, horseback riding, ...

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15 Tips for Bear Safety in the Smokies

June 10, 2014

Summer is one of the busiest seasons in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, for both visitors and the park’s 1,500 black bear residents. Seeing a bear in the Smokies can be ...

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