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How Charlie’s Bunion Got Its Name

One of the most popular hiking destinations in the Smokies is Charlie's Bunion. This unique overlook provides breathtaking views and is accessed via the Appalachian Trail from Newfound Gap. The unique name is said to come from a local…

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail to Close for Construction

One of the most popular places in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, is closing starting October 31, 2014 and is expected to be reopened April 30, 2015. The motor nature trail closes each winter, but due…

Hiking Andrew’s Bald

Beating the summer heat while on vacation in Pigeon Forge is a task that many visitors are faced with. One of the most fun and efficient ways to do this is to head up to the higher elevations (and cooler temperatures) of Great Smoky…

Seasonal Roads Reopen – Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

If you’ve been waiting for the seasonal reopening of specific roads to take a visit to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you’re in luck! As of Friday, April 11 most all of the seasonal roads were opened including: Roaring Fork Motor…