Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Categories: Places of Interest


  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the most visited National Park in the U.S.
  • Offers visitors an array of outdoor activities including:  Hiking, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Camping & Swimming 
  • Multiple historic sites within the park like:  Cataloochee Valley, Cades Cove, Mingus Mill, Newfound Gap and many more
  • One of our favorite playgrounds in the Western North Carolina Smoky Mountains area

The Local Scoop

Being the most visited National Park in all of the U.S.A., Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers each and every visitor that enters it's borders so much in rich history, outdoor activities and unique views.  We could go on and on about each and every asset this property offers it's patrons with each and every visit, but instead we want to list some of our favorite and recommended points of interest within the Park... and here they are:
Mingus Mill
U.S. Highway 441 N-Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Collins Creek Picnic Area
Deep Creek Trail (Lower)
Noland Creek Trail 
Clingman's Dome 
Indian Creek Falls 
Newfound Gap
Chimney Tops Trail

And for even more things to do within the Park, search our site from either the NC side or the Tennessee side:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park...NC
Great Smoky Mountains National Park...TN 

The Local Directions

From Cherokee, NC
The second-most accessed entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park can be conveniently found just outside of Cherokee, NC via the "Oconaluftee Visitor Center."  Take U.S. Highway 441 North through Cherokee and into the Park. 

From Gatlinburg, TN
The most accessed entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located just outside of Gatinburg, TN via the "Sugarlands Visitor Center."  Simply take TN Highway 71/U.S. Highway 441 South into the Park.

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