Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains Synchronous Fireflies

One of the most exciting natural events in the Smokies returns. Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced this year’s dates for firefly viewing in Elkmont. Park officials will run shuttles into the area to see the fireflies from May 30 through June 6 . All visitors hoping to view…

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Adventures in the Smokies: Visiting Clingmans Dome

It is a mountain with a height of 6,643 ft.; the highest mountain in the Smokies. It's the highest spot in Tennessee and the Appalachian Trail. It's second to Mt. Mitchell as the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. As part of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Clingmans Dome is famous for…

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