Category Archive: Smoky Mountains

Cades Cove Loop: Guide To Auto Touring Cades Cove

March 1, 2023

The Cades Cove loop is an 11 mile road providing access to Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains. The road allows visitors to sightsee in the cove at their own leisurely pace. It...

Read More →

New Parking Pass Program Pays It Forward

January 26, 2023

It's easy to see why the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most-visited national park in the country. Striking vistas, wooded trails, breathtaking waterfalls, scenic drive...

Read More →

First Timer’s Guide To Day Hiking Mount LeConte

October 17, 2022

Hiking to the summit of Mount LeConte is a task on the bucket list of many. The extraordinary Gatlinburg massif towers at 6,593 feet at it's highest point, making it the fourth hig...

Read More →

Tent Camping 101: Frontcountry Campsites in the Great Smoky Mountains

July 18, 2022

There is more than one way to go tent camping in the Smoky Mountains. There are a handful of great campgrounds outside of the national park with all sorts of community features and...

Read More →

Best Places For Fly Fishing in the Smoky Mountains

June 30, 2022

There's something to be said about heading into the woods, wading into a bubbling mountain brook, and casting off. The sense of relaxation you'll enjoy when taking in Smoky Mountai...

Read More →

Scenic Routes Through the Smokies

May 4, 2022

What better way is there to spend a day than cruising through the Smoky Mountains on a scenic road? The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers more than 384 miles of scenic roa...

Read More →

Synchronous Fireflies in the Smokies

April 24, 2022

You might have seen fireflies flickering their lights after dark before, but have you ever seen them synchronize with each other? There are at least 19 different species of firefl...

Read More →

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cades Cove

February 23, 2022

Cades Cove is one of the most popular areas for visitors of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With so many things to do in and around the 11 mile loop road, the location is ...

Read More →

Great Smoky Mountains Institute At Tremont

February 23, 2022

Tremont is an area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that predates the park's establishment. Before 1934, it was a small logging town. By the 1970s, an environmental educa...

Read More →

Elkmont Campground Information

February 16, 2022

The largest frontcountry campground in the national park, Elkmont campground is also the most popular amongst Smoky Mountain visitors. It is open from mid-March to late November ea...

Read More →
1 2 3 8