Posts Tagged ‘ Tennessee ’

Clingmans Dome Tower Rehabilitation Work to Resume July 10th- 27th

Clingmans Dome Tower Rehabilitation Work to Resume July 10 Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that the Clingmans Dome Observation Tower will be closed Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 27 to complete a rehabilitation project that began last year. The remaining final surface overlay work was scheduled to be completed earlier this summer;

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Explore the Smokies with ATVs or Horseback Riding!

Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains have some incredible views. Why not try seeing the Smokies from a different angle with ATVs or horseback riding? Click on the business name to learn more. Adventure Park and Five Oaks Riding Stables Adventure Park and Five Oaks Stables not only has zip lines and a ropes course

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Explore the Smokies on Zip Lines and and Bicycles

Take in the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and Pigeon Forge on zip lines and bicycles! Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or just want to try something new, these locations have something for everyone! When you zip with Legacy Mountain Ziplines, you can take in twenty mile views, seeing as far as Kentucky and

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All Streams in the Smokies Now Open to Fishing

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced the reopening of Lynn Camp Prong to fishing effective March 6, 2015 following a seven-year native, brook trout restoration project. The reopening of the 8.5 mile-stream sections marks the first time, since the park’s establishment in 1934, that all streams in the park are open to fishing.  

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Winter Safety Vehicle Essentials!

This is a beautiful time of year in the Greater Pigeon Forge area and the Great Smoky Mountains. The temperatures are dropping and Pigeon Forge has seen a few snow flurries, as well as measurable snowfall already in high elevations. Typically, downtown Pigeon Forge will see flurries with little to no accumulation of snow throughout

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Haunted Tennessee Blog Series – Colleges

Colleges in Tennessee have histories that are filled with stories of love lost and loving faculty members. Here are some favorite local legends attached to a colleges across Tennessee: Athens, Tennessee Wesleyan College – Two Trees On the campus of Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee stands one Oak Tree and one Hackberry tree. Local stories

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Fall Foliage in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge truly is a remarkable place. Sitting on the outskirts of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park has given the area an incredible backdrop. During fall, that backdrop changes to stunning colors of red, yellow, orange and brown. The changing of the leaves is one of nature’s largest events in the area and draws

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Out of 650 world-wide, RiverStone Resort and Spa is one chosen for Expedia Insiders’ Select Award

RiverStone Resorts, Pigeon Forge, TN received a high honor from Expedia. Based on nearly 2 million guest reviews submitted annually, RiverStone Resort and Spa was one of only 650 winners worldwide, and one of only two properties in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge market to be chosen for the Expedia Insiders’ Select for 2014.  RiverStone Resort and

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Pigeon Forge Receives Prestigious Expedia Award

SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee received today the prestigious Expedia Insiders’ Select Award for 2014. Expedia Insiders’ Select is an annual award, recognizing the very best hotels available in the Expedia global marketplace, as judged by the experiences of Expedia customers. Based on nearly 2 million guest reviews submitted annually, SpringHill Suites

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Being involved in the National Park

Are you looking for ways to become more involved with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park? There are many choices to choose from depending on what you are interested and how you want to help. Becoming a member of the the Great Smoky Mountain Association is one way to help the National Park. Since 1953, the association

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Being on top of the world

This location is the highest lodge in the eastern United States. It sits at an elevation of 6400 feet. This location is only accessibly by hiking for there are no roads that lead to the top. Have you guessed the mystery location? If you answered LeConte Lodge then you are correct. The lodge sits just below Mt. LeConte,

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Waterfalls in the Smokies

The national park has many unique features that you can not find anywhere else. From the abundance of wildlife and plant life, everywhere you look there is something new to discover. A feature that attracts visitors to the national park are the waterfalls. Each year over 200,000 visitors come to see the waterfalls and with

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