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Deep Creek Great Smoky Mountains

Deep Creek Great Smoky Mountains

Deep Creek flows through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Deep Creek Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Deep Creek in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Deep Creek in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one those out of the way places that is well known to locals but remains relatively unknown to the majority of park visitors.

That has always baffled me, because this little corner of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers more recreational and natural opportunities than any other region including Cades Cove and Cataloochee.

Wake Robin in Deep Creek
Wake Robin in Deep Creek

Here one can cool off on a hot Summer Day by tubing the area’s namesake watercourse – Deep Creek! In addition, the Lower Deep Creek Trail is one of the few off-road courses that is open to bicyclists. Continue reading

Indian Creek Falls Great Smoky Mountains

Indian Creek Falls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a short hike from the Deep Creek Parking area.

Toms Branch Falls

Toms Branch Falls in the Deep Creek area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Dwarf Crested Iris Great Smoky Mountains