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Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area and Trail

From the Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area you can access the Metcalf Bottoms trail, which is an easy-to-moderate hike that goes 1.5 miles out and back (3 miles round trip) and should be passable for almost all members of the family. The trail meanders along the river and provides views of some of the classic rolling… Read more »

Exploring the Greenbrier Area: Close Yet Deep in Nature

The Greenbrier area is a less visited part of Great Smoky Mountains National Park that offers captivatingly beautiful views, and water to play in or simply gaze at, all in a peaceful and heavily forested setting. Greenbrier Road is an easy access from central Gatlinburg, but rapidly plunges deep into the forest silence broken only… Read more »