Ultimate Smokies

Discovering Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Book Description

One of the most accessible of the country’s national parks, Great Smoky Mountains NP is by far the most visited--averaging some 10 million visitors each year (for comparison, Grand Canyon NP averages 5.5 million annually). It covers 814 square miles in Tennessee and North Carolina.

The park offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for the visitor: great hiking and camping, scenic driving routes, wildlife watching, stunning photography opportunities, paddling, fishing, climbing, and streamside rambling, as well as a number of historic sites.

Highlights of a visit to the park include:
Climbing Clingmans Dome
Fabulous Vistas at Cades Cove
Wildlife Watching at Roaring Fork
Photographing Grotto Falls
Rafting Pigeon River
Exploring Elkmont Ghost Town
Camping at Cataloochee
Picnicking at the Chimneys
Fishing Little River
Solitude of Upper Tremont Road
Biking the Loop Road

About Saucier, Andrew Kyle