Updated ‘100 Favorite Trails of the Smokies’ Map Released

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The Great Smoky Mountains Association in partnership with Carolina Mountain Club, released an updated version of “100 Favorite Trails of the Smokies and the Carolina Blue Ridge” map and guide. This is the first time the map has been updated in more than 25 years! This color map is perfect for choosing and keeping track of trails — 27 of which are found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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While previous versions of the map included trails geared toward backpackers, the updated edition focuses on day hikes of varying lengths. The “100 Favorite Trails” map is best suited for selecting and keeping track of trails hiked in the area.

Printed in full color, the map contains numbered trail locations, lengths, and elevation gains, as well as detailed directions. The map and guide is available for $12.95 in the park’s visitor center bookstores and at GSMA’s online store, smokiesinformation.org.


Great Smoky Mountains Association

GSMA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the scientific, historical, and interpretive activities of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Additionally, they provide educational products and services to park visitors. GSMA depends on the generous support of its members to fulfill its mission, preserving the Smokies for generations to come. Membership-driven funding also supports the preservation of more than 90 historic structures throughout the park. For more information about GSMA, visit smokiesinformation.org.

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