Fantastic Fall foliage covers the Chimney Tops in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The fall leaf color appears first in the high elevations in early October and then works its way down the slopes into the valleys by the first week of November.
Midnight Hole is a popular destination along the Big Creek Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The cold waters of this natural pool is often tested by waders and swimmers during the hot summer months.
The Road Prong in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is named for its proximity to the first road over the main crest of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Road was steep, rocky, and difficult to navigate. Today, the Road Prong Trail traces the route of this historic trace.
The Road Prong Trail, though short, is strenuous and requires fording many creek crossings. Not recommended for hikers with limited experience.