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Great Smoky Mountains National Forest

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park encompasses over 800 square miles between North Carolina and Tennessee and is known for the beauty of its ancient mountains and remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture. As one of America’s most visited national … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains Map

This Map includes the Appapachian trail that runs East from the Cherokee national forest to the Cades Cove Visitor Center on the west.   (Click the image to download PDF) (Click the image to download PDF) Go back to Map … Continue reading

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Tennessee Lodging

If you are willing to stay outside the park the option for lodging will be greatly expended. On the Tennessee side you will find many modern facilities in the Town of Cosby, Townsend, Cosby, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg. The options will range … Continue reading

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Top Places to Visit

Cades Cove A large valley that is surrounded by mountains on all sides, Cades Cove is one of the most popular spots in the entire Great Smoky Mountains. This destination provides some of the best chances to see different types … Continue reading

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FAQ

Can I rent a cabin when I visit the park? While there are many campgrounds throughout the park, there are not motels or cabin rentals inside the grounds other than the Le Conte Lodge. Located on the top of Mt. … Continue reading

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Camping

Backcountry The Great Smoky Mountains backcountry is ideal for all backpackers that would like to hike to their camping destination. Home to more than 800 miles of hiking trails, the Great Smoky Mountains backcountry provides some beautiful scenic views of … Continue reading

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Goods & Services

Food and Beverages With limited places throughout the park to purchase food and beverages, it’s recommended that all visitors bring their own goods with them before entering the park. Fully understanding that this might not always be possible, the park … Continue reading

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Places to Eat

The Great Smoky Mountains Park has very limited food and beverage options. If you’re making a day of it, your best option would be to get your own refreshments. In case you still need something, these are the options available. … Continue reading

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Places to Go

Offering a wide range of popular destinations, there are many places to visit within the Great Smoky Mountains. Maybe you want to learn about the park’s rich history and educate yourself on the people that used to live in the … Continue reading

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Fees and Reservations

Fees The best part about the Great Smoky Mountains is that entrance into the park is absolutely free! In fact, this is one of the only national parks in the country that does not charge an entrance fee. While there … Continue reading

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