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Kayak Seven Island Wildlife Refuge

Kodak, Tennessee

5.0

Seclusion Bend Trail

Kodak, Tennessee

5.13 mi / 243 ft gain

Bobwhite Trail

Kodak, Tennessee

2 mi / 100 ft gain

Kelly Lane Greenway

Kodak, Tennessee

2.5 mi / 50 ft gain

Twin Creeks Trail

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

4.54 mi / 879 ft gain

Spelunking in Forbidden Caverns

Sevierville, Tennessee

5.0

Old Sugarlands Trail

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

7.65 mi / 1316 ft gain

Old Sugarlands, Twin Creeks, Gatlinburg Loop Trail

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

10.38 mi / 1509 ft gain

Gatlinburg Trail

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

3.8 mi / 351 ft gain

Places to stay

Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday

Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

From $194 / night

Twin Creeks Picnic Pavilion

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Twin Creeks Picnic Pavilion

Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Pavilion

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Pavilion

Elkmont Group Camp

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Elkmont Group Camp

Elkmont Campground

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Elkmont Campground

Guides and stories

6 Inspiring Photos from the Smoky Mountains

6 Inspiring Photos from the Smoky Mountains

Nick Spicer

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

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

20 Must-Do Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Outbound Collective

The Smokies Are Still Alive!

The Smokies Are Still Alive!

Merritt McKinney

The 5 Best Fall Hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The 5 Best Fall Hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Christian Murillo

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