Nestled in the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, you'll discover amazing attractions, outdoor adventures, plus shopping & restaurants in a quaint village setting known as Gatlinburg. This is the place to make memories your family & friends will be talking about for years!
At Traffic light #8 in Gatlinburg- take Historic Nature Trail Rd. till you see signs for "Roaring Fork Rd. Motor Nature Trail".
One way roads are narrow & steep in places; not recommended for RV's or trucks pulling trailers!
You enter the Great Smoky National Park from Gatlinburg after Traffic light #10. Continuing straight over the mountains about an hour's drive will take you to Cherokee, NC. Roads are very winding with hairpin turns & top speed is 35 mph.
Inside the National Park you will see:
streams for trout fishing, swimming or tubing
scenic walk ways
hiking trails including the Appalachian Trail
wildlife such as deer, turkey, fox, raccoon, & black bears
amazing views from scenic overlooks
Sugarlands Visitors Center
tubing at the "Wye" near Townsend
Cades Cove- scenic 11 mile, one way loop that must be experienced!