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Top 6 Scenic Drives in the Smoky Mountains You Should Go On

August 27, 2020

Looking for ways to explore the Smokies? Scenic drives in the Smoky Mountains are a pretty popular way to see plenty of historic sights, incredible views, and possibly wildlife. There are several roads you can drive, but we want to share some of the best ones you should try! Some are near our rafting outpost, and others make for a great day trip! Here are the top 6 scenic drives in the Smoky Mountains you should go on: Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Hiking in the Smoky Mountains

July 27, 2020

The Smoky Mountains are a range of mountains located along the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, in the southeastern region of the United States. The mountain range derived its name “Smoky” from the natural fog that is seen most often after a rainstorm or in the early morning hours. The smoky plumes develop as the humid, warm air from the Gulf of Mexico rapidly cools in the higher elevations of the Great Smoky Mountains. Over the years, many photographers and painters have enjoyed capturing the special beauty of this mountain range. Here is everything you need to know about hiking in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

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Top 5 Can’t-Miss Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

June 30, 2020

When you want to spend some time in the Smokies, you probably want to go on a hike. There are several hikes in the Smoky Mountains you won’t want to miss out on because of the beautiful features along the way. Look at these top 5 can’t-miss hikes in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

Rainbow Falls, one of the best Smoky Mountain waterfalls.

4 Smoky Mountain Waterfalls You Absolutely Need to See

May 25, 2020

People from all over the world come to the Smoky Mountains to see spectacular mountain views, but there are several natural features you might want to see when you visit the national park. One of the top sights people love to hike to are Smoky Mountain waterfalls. Here are 4 Smoky Mountain waterfalls you need to see during your visit: Read More

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Top 8 Animals in the Smoky Mountains and Where to Find Them

April 23, 2020

One of the best parts of visiting the Smoky Mountains is seeing all the wildlife in its natural habitat! This area is known for its abundance of black bears, but do you know about any of the other animals in the Smoky Mountains? We want to tell you about the top creatures you might see and the best places to go to possibly see them. Here are the top 8 animals in the Smoky Mountains and where to find them: Read More

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5 Fun Smoky Mountain Activities You Can Enjoy During the Winter Months

December 12, 2019

While we are closed for the season, there are still plenty of ways to stay active during the winter months in the Smokies! This is actually a wonderful time to be outside among the Smoky Mountains as the winter temperatures are generally moderate. Here are 5 fun Smoky Mountain activities you can enjoy during the winter months: Read More

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Top 6 Fall Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

October 4, 2019

Fall is the perfect time for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! The weather is cooling down from summer, especially in the higher elevations, and the colors of the leaves start to change, giving you an incredible view no matter where you are in the park! Here are the top 6 fall hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that you should try when you visit: Read More

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3 Reasons to Zipline in Gatlinburg TN After Rafting with Us

June 6, 2019

Have you been planning on going white water rafting when you’re on vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains? Don’t let the adventure stop there! If you want to keep the excitement and fun going, you should zipline in Gatlinburg TN at CLIMB Works after you go white water rafting. Your whole group will love doing both of these outdoor activities! Here are 3 reasons to zipline in Gatlinburg TN after you go rafting with us: Read More

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5 Hiking Trails with Waterfalls in the Smoky Mountains

May 20, 2019

Hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the Smoky Mountains. There’s plenty of trails where you can see wildflowers lining the trails in the spring or amazing mountain views once you reach the top. For something that’s just as incredible, you’ll want to try hiking trails with waterfalls! You’ll be amazed by the height, beauty, and water force of these natural features. Look at these 5 hiking trails with waterfalls in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

Winter hiking in the Smokies is one of the best activities to enjoy

4 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains During the Rafting Off Season

November 27, 2018

They say that time flies while you’re having fun, so to help pass the time until rafting season, enjoy some of the other exciting activities in the Smoky Mountains! The Smoky Mountains are full of fun things to do that will make your countdown to rafting season fly by. Here are 4 things to do in the Smoky Mountains during the rafting off season: Read More

Smoky Mountain hiking trail bridge over a peaceful stream

4 Fun Outdoor Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains in September

September 19, 2018

As the weather starts to get cooler and fall is beginning, it is the perfect time to soak up the great outdoors. Though the summer activities have come to an end, there is still plenty of outdoor fun to be had! To help you decide what to do when you visit, we’ve put together a list of some of the top outdoor things to do in the Smoky Mountains in September: Read More