The Great Smoky Mountain National Park continues to be one of the most visited
national parks in America with over 800 square miles of wilderness to explore.
Surrounded by breathtaking mountaintops, the journey along one of the scenic
trails makes for the perfect Smoky Mountains hiking adventure. The Smoky Mountains has something to offer hikers of all
skill levels with some of the best trails in the Smoky Mountains ranging from
moderate to strenuous.
trails are ideal for family outings and have plenty of scenery to take in, with
everything from spruce fir and old growth forests to the abundance of colorful
wildflower blooms starting in the spring. Some of the more moderate trails
include Andrew’s Bald and Charlie’s Bunion.
Cades Cove is a great place to start for hikers
looking to capture a piece of Smoky Mountain paradise with a number of
panoramic views, breathtaking waterfalls and streams to explore along trails
like Porter’s Creek, Abrams Falls, Grotto Falls and Laurel Falls. Weather conditions are mostly moderate in the spring to
fall seasons, making for a favorable visit for all ages during a Smoky
Mountains hiking trip.
of the Smoky Mountains hiking trails to venture on can be difficult for
most. The quickest way is to first decide what things you'd like to see. Would
you prefer waterfalls, old-growth forests or perhaps endless views? Then you
should figure out how long of a hike you'd like to take. A five-mile hike,
roundtrip is a good maximum distance for novices. Some of the more strenuous
trails include Chimney Tops, Alum Cave, Rainbow Falls and Mt. Cammerer.
Mountains hiking adventure is the perfect way to start off a vacation during
the hiking season.