If you are making plans to visit the Great Smoky Mountains, you’ve probably wondered what the most popular trails are, right? Well, we are sharing the 5 most popular hiking trails in the Smoky Mountains below! After learning about each one, we know you will be ready to venture up one of these beautiful trails too!
The Clingmans Dome observation tower is one of the most iconic places to visit in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. At 6,643 feet it is the highest point in the Smokies! What makes this such a wonderful place is that it’s easily accessible to all! Plus, it has amazing views to see without the strenuous hike! Read on to learn more about the climb to the tower!
If you haven’t been to the Cherokee side of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park you’ll find more there than elk! Drive over for a visit, and hit the trails to find some gorgeous waterfalls in the area! A favorite trail in the area is Indian Creek Falls Trail. This is a short trail, with a lot to see!
Cades Cove is the most popular destination in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Many visitors come to see the historic buildings and wildlife here. However, many aren’t aware of the hiking trails in Cades Cove! Hiking in the Smoky Mountains is sharing details about several trails that are just waiting for you to explore in the area!
Trying to decide which places to visit in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? With the park encompassing over 500,000 acres there’s a lot to see! And you can find it all, from amazing wildlife to places full of Appalachian history! Hiking in the Smoky Mountains has created a list of several of the top must visit places in the Smokies for you!
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has a lot to do when you visit! When of the best things to do is go for a bike ride! Hiking in the Smoky Mountains knows of several great Smoky Mountain bike trails you can give a try. You’ll get to experience everything from mountain vistas to old historic buildings along the way too! Keep reading to learn about where you can ride a bike in the national park.
Make the climb to Charlies Bunion in the Smoky Mountains, and you will find the effort it took to make it there was well worth it! Hikers will travel along the famous Appalachian Trail while taking this hike. Not only that, but you will be rewarded some of the best views you can find in the Great Smoky Mountains! Keep reading below to find details about this trail:
Hiking in the Smoky Mountains can vary from being difficult to fairly easy to navigate. However, there’s a trail out there for every level of hiker! We’ve put together the 10 top Smoky Mountain trails by difficulty so you can hit the trails you are excited to see!
The Elkmont Ghost Town is one of the most fascinating parts of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to visit! Before the establishment of the national park, Elkmont was a hot spot to be for logging and vacationers way back when. Even with is considered a “ghost town” now it is well worth a visit!
Cades Cove is one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 11 mile loop is a motor nature trail with endless sights to see. But the real beauty of the area is best seen on foot! Bundle up before your visit, and make sure to get out of the car to explore rustic buildings and local hiking trails! Keep reading to learn about some of the things to do around the Cades Cove loop during winter!