Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Chelsea Trott
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Chelsea Trott

The LeConte Llamas: An Unlikely Hiking Companion

No need to do a double-take, those are, indeed, llamas in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A much more unusual sight than their wildlife counterparts such as the black bear, elk, or even salamander, the llamas, while not native to our mountainous region, are here to do an important job on the…

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What's New in Gatlinburg

This season, Gatlinburg visitors can say hello to an array of new dining, entertainment, and shopping options throughout the city. Here are some of Gatlinburg’s newest and upcoming additions. New Additions AnaVista Tower at Anakeesta Families ride up Anakeesta mountain every season, eager to…

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Trail Spotlight in the Smoky Mountains

With over 800 miles of trails to travel in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, there’s an endless array of winding pathways, panoramic views, cascades, and ecological communities to discover. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned hiker, the Smokies offers something for everyone. It’s always…

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