Lace up your boots and sample more than eighty hikes in the spectacular Great Smoky Mountains National Park that straddles the North Carolina - Tennessee border. Experience the densely forested trails of America's most visited national park, with its abundant wildlife, lush foliage, and hundreds of miles of cascading streams. Here you'll discover old-growth forests, waterfalls of all shapes and sizes, and a wide variety of mosses, lichens, ferns, and wildflowers. Local hiker and outdoor photographer Kevin Adams introduces you to this and more.
Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail information; detailed maps and elevation profiles; clear directions from major access points; difficulty and traffic ratings for each hike; zero-impact camping tips; vacation planning and a hiker's checklist. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.