16Apr 2021

Best Rainy Day Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains

How can you get the most out of your rainy day hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains? Use this guide to learn what to bring and where to go for a fantastic day out.

08Apr 2021

7 Best Day Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains

The following seven hikes are definitely some of the park’s standout day hikes—and we’re presenting them in no particular order.

31Mar 2021
two women backpackers on trail in the fall

Ultimate Guide to Backpacking in the Great Smoky Mountains

In this article, we’ll break down some of the basics of backpacking in the Great Smokies, from rules and regulations to safety tips and several of the truly standout routes for adventuring.  

30Mar 2021

How Safe is it to Hike in the Great Smoky Mountains?

Just how safe are the Great Smokies for the foot traveler? The short answer is: quite safe.