Category Archive: Smoky Mountains

The Appalachian Trail

August 6, 2015

The Appalachain Trail stretches over 2,000 miles from Maine to Georgia. It was first proposed by Benton MacKaye in 1921 as an effort to connect various parks nationally. The 2,175 ...

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Top Places To Visit In The Smoky Mountains

August 6, 2015

There are countless places to visit in the Smoky Mountains depending on your interests. Showcasing historic top sites like Newfound Gap and Clingmans Dome, Wears Valley, old homest...

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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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Smoky Mountain Historical Information

August 6, 2015

Smoky Mountains history has a lot to tell. The Smokies offer activities for visitors of various ages and interests. Recommended activities include camping, hiking, picnicking, sigh...

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Walker Sisters Cabin

August 6, 2015

The Walker Sisters were the only family who choose not to sell their land to the National Park Service when the Smokies became a National Park. The six Walker sisters watched from ...

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Cades Cove: History & Visitor Information

August 6, 2015

Cades Cove is a scenic 11-mile loop in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It has a long, rich history that is still standing for exploration by visitors today. Cades Cove loo...

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Smoky Mountain Historic Sites

August 6, 2015

There are so many opportunities to experience the rich history of the region by visiting Smoky Mountain historic sites such as: Bud Ogle Cabin, Cades Cove, Elkmont, the Lost CCC Ca...

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Smoky Mountain Visitor Centers

August 6, 2015

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

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Scenic Drives in the Smoky Mountains

August 6, 2015

The Blue Ridge Parkway is the nation's first and longest rural parkway. Construction started on the parkway in the 1930's as a depression-era public works project, and took over fi...

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National Park Activities Just For Kids

August 6, 2015

There are many great activities and adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that are perfect for kids. If you are looking to get your family immersed in the outdoors ...

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