Posts Tagged ‘ Clingman’s Dome ’

6 Moderate Hikes To Try On Your Next Trip To The Smokies

The Little River Trail Named after the river that runs along the side, this trail has a moderate incline of 412 feet and beautiful views. This 4.9 mile roundtrip hike is great for families and avid hikers. See cascading streams and waterfalls that rush by boulders and rock formations.  The growth of rhododendron and other flora

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Perfect Fall Hikes in The Smokies

Cooler air is making its way into The Great Smoky Mountains and we’re excited to plan fall hikes! By October, the mountains will be changing colors throughout the area and amazing visitors will be coming in from all over. To see these amazing seasonal colors we’ve picked some hikes for you and your family to

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Top 6 Places to See Fall Foliage in The Smoky Mountains

No matter where you find yourself in the Great Smoky Mountains, you can be sure to be surrounded by 360 degrees of scenic views. And if you’re lucky to be here in the fall, then you’ve hit the jackpot! You can guarantee to see bright reds, yellows, oranges, golds, and browns covering the mountains. Although

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Wins $250K Grant to Restore Clingmans Dome

They did it! After more than two months of voting by more than 1.1 million Americans, Friends of the Smokies announced Wednesday that the Great Smoky Mountains National Park had won a $250,000 grant as part of the Partners in Preservation: National Parks campaign. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park came out as the second-most

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GSMNP Competes for Grant to Restore Clingmans Dome Tower

Who doesn’t love Clingmans Dome? At 6,643 feet, Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s also the highest point in Tennessee, and the third highest mountain east of the Mississippi River. The famous observation tower features a paved trail up in addition to spectacular 360 degree views of

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6 Best Photography Spots in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

6 Best Photography Spots in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park The best way to capture your vacation is of course, with pictures. You see so many beautiful views when you visit the Smoky Mountains but where are the best photography spots in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? If you want to stay in

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Scenic Car Rides in the Smoky Mountains

When planning a vacation to The Smokies, you’ll definitely want to make a visit inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If hiking on foot isn’t in the cards for you then we’re hear to tell you about those scenic car rides! Pack a cooler of drinks, bring some snacks and be sure you’ve got the

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