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Quiet Walkways, Tennessee, Part Two, Revised

Last October, I hiked two of the Quiet Walkways on US Highway 441 and recently posted an account. Last week, I hiked the other two QWs and discovered some of what I had written was in error. 1,971 more words

Hiking The Smokies

Favorite Spring Wildflower Hikes in the Smokies

By Holly Scott, Marketing Director

On a recent ‘Get On the Trail with Friends & Missy‘ hike in Elkmont, several of my hiking companions complimented me for being a fairly competent identifier of spring wildflowers as we trekked along the… 758 more words

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Drive-by Waterfall

Meig’s Falls is a small waterfall you can easily view from the road as you drive along the Little River Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 154 more words


Great Smoky Mountains

- 28 March -

Leaving Chattanooga, we made our way back across the border into Tennessee for a relatively modest, three-hour drive to Pigeon Forge, in the western foothills of the Appalachians just outside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 2,089 more words

Seeing America

Happy Earth Day!

I’ve been thinking a lot about my favorite places recently and its no surprise that they are all places that would not exist if it weren’t for conservation efforts. 86 more words


Hike To White Oak Sinks With Us!

Hiking to White Oak Sinks

By Rachelle Siegrist

There was a chill in the air and a crisp breeze, as we stated hiking to White Oak Sinks, with friends Kit and Pat, this past Friday. 592 more words

A Pleasant Walk to Cataract Falls

If you visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, one of the easiest waterfalls to visit is called Cataract Falls. It’s a fairly short walk that starts at the Sugarlands Visitor’s Center on the Tennessee side of the park (part of the park is also located in North Carolina). 264 more words