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The weather is starting to warm up and the flowers are starting to bloom which means that spring is just around the corner!

You don’t have to venture far into the park to enjoy a hike. If you’re a beginner hiker looking for a leisurely walk...

Bear in Field

Bears, bears everywhere!

This year has been a year of bears. Recently, the Great Smoky Mountain’s National Park Service issued a park alert of increased bear activity. Although these furry creatures appear cute and cuddly, it’s important to keep in mind that they are wild...

History is everywhere here in East Tennessee! A walk down the Gatlinburg Parkway, consists of live folk and bluegrass music, old family recipes of homemade candies and shops filled with original artwork crafted by local artisans. Many of these skills and recipes have been passed...

Snowy Road with Forest Landscape

Winter has officially arrived here in Gatlinburg!

Snow has fallen which means road conditions can become a little unpredictable on these mountain roads.

Provided are some resources for visitors planning a winter escape to the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Happy Birthday to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!

To honor our favorite park, here are 6 reasons why we love the Smokies:

Most visited park in America

The Great Smoky Mountains attract between 8 and 10 million visitors each year! That’s more people than...