How The Great Smoky Mountain National Park was Formed

Becoming a national park was not easy for the Smoky Mountains. Joining the National Park System took a lot of money and a lot of work by thousands of people. Establishing most of the older parks located in the western United States, such as Yellowstone, was fairly easy. Congress merely carved them out of...

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Gatlinburg: A family tradition

Visitor Information for Gatlinburg, Tennessee: "Somewhere between the first ride and the last hike, it will dawn on you. You're getting a true mountain experience. Gatlinburg really is the perfect place for your family vacation and to stay and play. Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is full of amusements and is surrounded by the nation's most popular national...

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Smoky Mountains National Park hikes in a nutshell by Adam

I would like to introduce you to our areas best kept secret. Once you get through Sevierville then Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg you will enter The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. I am born and raised in Sevierville and feel so blessed to have the national park in my back yard. My dad exposed...

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