Great Smoky Mountains National Park - East Tennessee (PDF Chapter)
This is the East Tennessee chapter from Lonely Planet’s Great Smoky Mountains Na-tional Park guidebook.
Dolly Parton, East Tennessee’s most famous native, loves her home region so much she has made a successful career singing about girls who leave the honeysuckle-scented embrace of the Smoky Mountains for the false glitter of the city. They’re always sorry.
- explore 50 miles of hiking and mountain-biking trails near downtown Knoxville
- dig into a picnic lunch at the base of towering Benton Falls
- paddle through wild rapids on gorgeous waterways in Cherokee National Forest
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Knoxville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Chattanooga, Cherokee National Forest.
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