Cataloochee Overlook misty morming

Cataloochee Overlook misty morning

View from the Cataloochee Overlook in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a misty morning.

Bradley Fork Trail

Bradley Fork Trail

Photo of Bradley Fork Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Richard Weisser and SmokyPhotos

Sunset Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

Sunset Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

Sunset from the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Gatlinburg Tennessee.

Cabin Flats Trail Iron Bridge

Cabin Flats Trail Iron Bridge

An old iron bridge on the Cabin Flats Trail in an indication that this area was once served by roads suitable for automobiles and not just hikers and horses.

The Cabin Flats back-country campsite is a broad and is horse accessible.

Roaring Fork in the Great Smoky Mountains 10

Roaring Fork in the Great Smoky Mountains 10

The Roaring Fork in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park flows into Gatlinburg Tennessee. The Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail follows the watercourse.

Alum Cave Trail Great Smoky Mountains

Alum Cave Trail Great Smoky Mountains

Alum Cave Bluffs on the Alum Cave Trail Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Alum Cave Bluffs

The Alum Cave Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most popular trails for good reason. This trail offers more interest and rewards per mile for the hiker than any other in the national park.

Due to the popularity of this trail, it is often an adventure just finding a parking space at the trail head, especially in  peak seasons. The parking lot is used by both day hikers and for overnighters staying at the LeConte Lodge and the LeConte Shelter. Continue reading

Road to Nowhere with Deer

Road to Nowhere with Deer

The Road To Nowhere tunnel with a deer standing nearby. The road issue was finally settled and the road will go to nowhere forever!

Hannah Cabin in Little Cataloochee

Hannah Cabin in Little Cataloochee

The Hannah Cabin in Little Cataloochee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To get to it, one must hike approximately one mile on the Little Cataloochee Trail.

Meigs Mountain Trail Great Smoky Mountains

Meigs Mountain Trail Great Smoky Mountains

Junction of the Meigs Mountain Trail and the Curry Mountain Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near backcountry campsite #19.

Goshen Prong Trail 3

The Goshen Prong Trail

The Goshen Prong Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park follows the Goshen Prong from its source in the high elevations to its junction with the Little River.

Footlog to Boogerman Trail Cataloochee

Footlog to the Boogerman Trail Cataloochee

Footlog to the Boogerman Trail in Cataloochee Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The footlog spans Rough Fork and is occasionally washed out.

Becky Cable House in Cades Cove

Becky Cable House in Cades Cove

The Becky Cable House in Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located near the Visitors Center on the West side of the Cove.