A nice picture of Rainbow Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, during a hike last year. The water falls 80 feet and makes rainbows on sunny days. The hike is moderate to difficult, about 2.6 miles from the trailhead. The trail continues another 4 miles to the summit of Mount Le Conte. Check the Park web site for more details.
I've worked for Gatlinburg Falls since March 2011. Lived in TN since 1996.
I have now hiked Mt. LeConte three times. I've been on every trail that leads to the top. The last one we hiked up the Boulevard. I have walked my first 2.7 miles on the Appalachian Trail. Only 2176 miles to go.
I plan to hike the Appalachian Trail when my children graduate.
I also love lake kayaking on Cherokee Lake and Douglas Lake. We take our kayaks camping to middle Tennessee as well for river kayaking.
I love talking to guests from the places I've visited or lived. Brings back many good memories. I love to be where people are having fun.
Quietly running through the heart of the action in Pigeon Forge is a great paved trail known as Riverwalk Greenway, a hidden gem of a nature walk traversing the town from Patriot Park up to The Island and beyond. With benches, bathrooms and water fountains strategically placed along the way, the Greenway welcomes walkers and… Read more »
Here are a few more pictures from our recent hike to the top of Mt. LeConte in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Be sure also to check out these sunset views from Mt. LeConte from the same hiking trip. Also see our guide to the many Trails to Mt. LeConte.
The tunnel on the road into Cades Cove is closed for necessary repairs, which will be finished by the end of February (2020). It’s a good time to know about some of the countless other outdoor adventures that individuals and families can take in the Smoky Mountains.
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