Top Spots

Ace Gap Trail

Townsend, Tennessee

10.67 mi / 1965 ft gain

Rich Mountain to Indian Grave Gap

Townsend, Tennessee

4.16 mi / 1516 ft gain

Drive the Foothills Parkway National Scenic Byway

Walland, Tennessee


Cades Cove Loop

Townsend, Tennessee

10.22 mi / 2825 ft gain

John Oliver Cabin Access

Townsend, Tennessee

0.47 mi / 98 ft gain

Rabbit Creek Trail to Abrams Falls Trail Loop

Townsend, Tennessee

11.08 mi / 1991 ft gain

Abram Falls, Hatcher Mountain, Copper Road and Wet Bottom Loop

Townsend, Tennessee

13.31 mi / 2041 ft gain

Hike to Abrams Falls

Tallassee, Tennessee

5 mi / 625 ft gain

Look Rock Tower

Maryville, Tennessee

0.59 mi / 56 ft gain

Places to stay

Tallassee, Tennessee

Abram's Creek Campground

Townsend, Tennessee

Cades Cove Campground

Blount County, Tennessee

Cades Cove Group

Townsend, Tennessee

Anthony Creek Horse Camp

35.744026,-83.69869, Tennessee

Perfect Peace Cabin

From $252 / night

Guides and stories

Indulge in Adventure at this Base Camp Near the Great Smoky Mountains

The Outbound Collective

20 Must-Do Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Outbound Collective

The Smokies Are Still Alive!

Merritt McKinney

6 Inspiring Photos from the Smoky Mountains

Nick Spicer

The 5 Best Fall Hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Christian Murillo

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