Alan on February 7th, 2011

If you love the Smoky mountains and Cades Cove as much as we do, then you can always keep that beautiful scenery with you with the Smoky Mountains Facebook layout featuring Cades Cove above. I located the picture at a site called that allows you to place just about anything you want on your […]

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Alan on February 7th, 2009

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located between Tennessee and North Carolina, and is the most visited national park in the United States with more than 9 million vacationers and nature enthusiasts coming to the park every year. Given the more than 2,000 miles of streams that traverse the landscape of the park and […]

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Alan on February 6th, 2009

Children are welcome on the Alum Cave Bluff hiking trail, although some might get tired on such a trek, so be prepared to carry them if you have to. Once you get about a mile into the trail, you’ll find a log and boulder remains from a flash flood and landslide that occurred in 1993 […]

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Alan on February 5th, 2009

The Alum Cave Bluff hiking trail in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park can be accessed quite easily. All you do is take the Newfound Gap Road from the Sugarlands Visitor Center, just inside the park entrance from Gatlinburg, TN, about 8.6 miles. You’ll find two parking areas here, as well as a gravel path […]

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