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Day and overnight hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

by Johnny Molloy

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Published by Menasha Ridge Press, Distributed by Globe Pequot Press in Birmingham, Ala, [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Backpacking -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Trails -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-116) and index.

      Statementby Johnny Molloy.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.G73 M64 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 121 p. :
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796603M
      ISBN 100897323815
      LC Control Number00068362
      OCLC/WorldCa45500039

        With , acres of land, it's hard to know where to start in this majestic national park. This fully updated edition of the popular guide eases the process for novice and veteran hikers alike. Comprehensive and compact, the book profiles 31 day-hikes, both one-way and loop, and 10 overnight : Johnny Molloy.   Luckily, East Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park has plenty of places to explore the beauty of the outdoors a short drive away. Here are some of Author: Allie Clouse.

      Free 2-day shipping. Buy Great Smoky Mountains National Park at This guide features 82 hikes within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With over miles of maintained trails within the park, author Kevin Adams guides hikers through the rugged landscape and dense vegetation of the Great Smokies so they can have an intimate experience and see everything they would want to see, right from an official trail/5.

        A bald is actually a grassy meadow at a high elevation in the mountains. This makes a great area to stop for a picnic and to take pictures of the incredible views you’ll see. 3. Alum Cave. A moderate trail at miles roundtrip, Alum Cave is a great fall hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A highlight of this trail is.   Hailed for their biodiversity, scenic lookouts, and Southern charm, the Smokies belong on every adventurer’s national park bucket list. Check out some of our favorite hikes in the park and start making plans to see them for yourself. 1. Hike to Baskins Creek Falls. Photo: Nathan Szwarc. 2. Hike to the Jump-Off. Photo: Nicholas Voyles. 3.


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Day and overnight hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Johnny Molloy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Day and Overnight Hikes: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 4th Edition [Molloy, Johnny] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Day and Overnight Hikes: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 4th Edition/5(19).

Even so, most people experience only a few of the most popular trails in the area. Day and Overnight Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes hikers off the beaten track to the more secluded rambles, from highland meadows and 5/5(4).

The Great Smoky Mountains Association is a nonprofit organization that supports educational and scientific programs in the park. You may also call the Backcountry Information Office at () for information to plan your hiking or backpacking trip.

The office is open daily from a.m. until p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a ,acre natural playground that lies on the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains. Inover 11 million outdoor enthusiasts roamed the hills and valleys of the Smokies - each one finding an adventure that was perfect for them.

As of FebruaryGreat Smoky Mountains National Park requires a permit and advance reservations for all backcountry camping in the park. Before planning your backcountry trip, please read through this important information about reservations and.

38 Popular Day Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The National Park Service maintains more than miles of trails in Great Smoky Mountains National r you are a novice with little-to-no hiking experience, or a miler on the Appalachian Trail, the Smoky Mountains.

One of the most popular day-hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the unpaved Alum Cave Trail offers options for every type of hiker. Families with kids can pack drinking water and hike in miles through old-growth forests to the Alum Cave Bluffs, where you can sit under the overhang and enjoy views of the mountains before heading back.

Below you will find the 11 best day hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Located on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, this is the most visited national park in America.

Weekend visitors to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg make getting into the park time consuming. However, there are some great trails here that are a must-see.

Across Great Smoky Mountains National Park, miles of interconnected trails meander through lush, green valleys, hug the banks of moss-laden, rocky creeks, and climb through thickets of mountain laurel and rhododendron to the blue-tinged mountain peaks. You could spend weeks backpacking through this rich landscape, but a weekend trip will also allow you to experience the best.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the entire national park system. And for good reason. It has numerous scenic driving tours, plenty of amazing lookouts along the roads, and well-maintained hiking trails that range from easy to strenuous.

The month of October is especially spectacular in the park as. This day hike is not an easy one, but those who choose to take it can look forward to one of the finest views in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Overlooking the beautiful Cades Cove basin, Gregory Balds also offers a mid-June spectacle of azaleas. The Spence Field Loop is perfect for backpack hikers looking to enjoy a full day of exploring the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains National Park. At just over 12 miles, you can easily hike this trail in a long one-day trek, or you can stretch it out to a two or three-day adventure.

The Benton-McKaye Trail and Mountains-to-Sea Trail are also great longer hikes through the park, and can give you access to the more remote southern end of the park.

These one-way hikes can be a little tricky to plan, but even if you don’t have two cars, don’t worry—the park’s shuttle service can help you do one-way overnighters without.

"The Alum Cave trail is basically a 2 part trail: The first half, a milder mile hike to the Alum Cave overhang; and the 2nd part a strenuous continuation, of the remaining miles to the summit of Mt LeConte." "I had my 10 yr old and 15 yr old with us and they loved everything about this hike including the fact you could buy cookies and hot coco at the lodge as a day hiker but only.

15 Loop Hikes in the Smoky Mountains On at least two separate occasions in recent months I’ve read in some hiking forum about a lack of loop trails in the Smoky Mountains. It’s possible that these individuals were referring to the lack of park designated loops. This is one of the most popular hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

We recommend this one for families and anyone who needs an easy hike in the Smoky Mountains because the trail is paved. Just keep in mind that the paved trail is somewhat rough and uneven, so it’s not great for strollers or wheelchairs.

Day and Overnight Hikes book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Withacres of land, it's hard to know where to start 4/5.

Looking for easy hikes in the Smokies that feature waterfalls or beautiful mountain views. Check out our guide with the 6 best easy hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!.

These short hikes are all less than 5 miles in length and feature relatively level terrain, so they are great hikes for beginners or visitors with young children. Flexible Itineraries: Unique and adventure-packed ideas ranging from one day in the park to a week-long trip The Best Hikes in the Great Smokies: Detailed hike descriptions with mileage, duration, elevation gains, and difficulty ratings, plus individual trail maps and options for backpackers Experience the Outdoors: Cruise along Newfound Gap Road for epic views from scenic overlooks and watch.

Within a day’s drive of 2/3 of the U.S. population liesacres of some of the oldest mountains in the world. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP), the largest national park east of the Rocky Mountains, hosts million visitors annually, making it the most visited park in the nation.

This iconic park was founded inand is one of the few national parks to offer free. To enjoy some outdoor adventure while taking on the challenging day hikes of the Smokies, check out these top 5 most difficult hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! 1.

Mt. Sterling via Baxter Creek. Round Trip: Miles. Total Elevation Gain: Ft. 6 Day Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to see a whole new side of the Smokies on these .All of our Smoky Mountains hiking and backpacking trips are expert-led, all-inclusive, and feature top-of-the-line-gear and fantastic food!

Don’t wait! Call us today between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at HIKE to start planning your unforgettable Great Smoky Mountains hiking tour adventure.