Shared Stories From Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Second trip to the top of Mt. LaConte, I don't think the view can ever possibly get old. Easily one of my favorite places on... more
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Get out of the car and experience nature. Along US 441 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll find several signs... more
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Chimney Tops Picnic Area is a must see, and be sure to plan to stay for more than just lunch!
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When looking for that perfect vanishing point never give up hope! If you've hiked up a trail to see a mountain view thats... more
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Elk viewing is best around six to seven o'clock in the evening, in the Smokemont/Oconaluftee area. They all gather in the... more
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Get a Park Passport. It's an inexpensive souvenir, and a good reminder of your visit. Our family loves to collect them.
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Chimney Tops picnic area is a great place to have a picnic and cool off. It is just a short drive from the visitor's center... more
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If you go to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park make sure to go to Cade's Cove and step back in time to see how people... more
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From Hazel Meredith in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Just home from an amazing week in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with my hubby, Dave, and good friends, Pat... more
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I recently drove from Indiana to Georgia with my four sons, aged 3 through 11. On the way home, we changed our route to... more
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