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Siler Bald

Introductory Guide to Visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park Area

Not to be confused with Silers Bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this 8.8 mile hike in Nantahala National Forest has some of the best views in the southern Appalachians – mountains roll out in every direction from the summit.   1,702 more words

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HANG ON!!!

Several years ago, while my husband and I were on our way to Cherokee, NC, we stopped at Clingmans Dome.  Once we made it up the extremely steep, paved, half-mile trail, we began making our way up to the 54-foot observation tower.  92 more words

Star Showers: Past, Present, and Future

When my grandma and grandpa came to visit everybody in Sevierville, we got to go up to Newfound Gap in the Great Smoky Mountains really late at night on the Friday night to watch Perseus star showers.  813 more words

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Gregory Bald

Introductory Guide to Visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park Area

Gregory Bald is famous for its brilliant display of flame azaleas each June.  On prior trips to the Smokies, we were in the area too early to catch the bloom.   2,143 more words

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Mount LeConte: Home Again Home Again

When I was seven years old, my family moved to a small town just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  My father came from a family of outdoorsy people.  2,259 more words

Trail Description

Deep Creek, North Carolina, USA

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I do love rivers and waterfalls.

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The Road Less Traveled--Part II

Reid Harris and his twin eleven year old children Jake and Sarah, along with wife Taloolah, drive along a seemingly quiet East Tennessee road, vehicle aimed for Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  3,098 more words