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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Pictures and narrative about every aspect of the GSMNP. Includes maps and images of Cades Cove by photographers Chuck Summers, Ernie and Julie Guenther, Ken Chiles, Tom and Pat Cory, and Rod Thompson. Order your trail maps here

great smoky mountains national park fall foliage"Best of the Smokies" Travel Kit
Get a Great Smoky Mountains National Park Map, trail map, discount coupons, SmokiesGuide magazine, recommendations for the very best cabin/chalet rentals, bed and breakfast inns, brochures for "must see" attractions in and near the Park, suggested itineraries, the best dining, and much much more. Order from secure server with 100% money-back guarantee. Get Details

GSMNP History A brief synopsis of how the Great Smoky Mountains National Park came to be, its cost, individuals who played key roles in the Park's development and some photo images courtesy of the GSMNP (graphics intensive, so please be patient - 100k).

Black Bears in the National Park
In depth feature about black bears in the GSMNP. This article includes where to spot bears, as well as bear safety, habitat, diet, hibernation, bear cubs, and more--plus lots of photos of bears.

great smoky mountains national park wildflowersWildflowers of the Smoky Mountains
Some great Tennessee images by Chuck Summers. A selection of 60 beautiful wildflowers, and where to find them. Suggested drives and quiet walkways where you can view the wildflowers.

Great Smoky Mountains Wedding & Honeymoon
Marriage license requirements, wedding chapels, ordained ministers, and other wedding services to make your Smoky Mountain wedding a memorable one. You can even be married in the Park.

Hiking & Camping
With more than 800 miles of trails in the Park, the hiking and camping enthusiast can find their paradise in the Smokies. Each month Rod's Guide features a noteworthy hike that will range from easy to very challenging, and included are a detailed map and directions to the trailhead. Ever wondered who maintains the trails?

Wildlife of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Click here to view photographs of the national park's animals. The wildlife photos will help you identify the animals on your trip to the Great Smoky Mountains.

Trout Fishing
The Park is an angler's delight. You must know your fish--the brook, brown and rainbow abound and can be found in a multitude of idyllic flygret smoky mountains national park abrams falls fishing surroundings.

Waterfalls in the Park
A special feature by photographer Chuck Summers. These beautiful waterfalls serve as part of the reward for hiking in the Smokies.

Memories of Old Smoky
Excerpts from a new book by Carlos C. Campbell entitled Memories of Old Smoky--a collection of stories and experiences from the early years of the GSMNP and the pre-park years. Carlos Campbell is the author Birth of A National Park and co-author of Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers.
(Reprinted here with the permission of the author's granddaughter, Rebecca Campbell Arrants)

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