Little River Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Little River Road is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Put Little River Road on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Great Smoky Mountains National Park itinerary planning tool .
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  • A great drive from Sugarlands Visitor Center to Cades Cove. This road is full of twists, turns, nature, trees, rocks, and running water. We stopped and pulled over at several pull offs along the way. ...  more »
  • The entire Smoky region is a thing of beauty. You should try to spend the day driving through and soaking in mother natures beauty and wonderment. Yes Yes and Yes.  more »
  • Driving in from Texas, I enter the park in Townsend. As soon as I turn on to Little River Road, I know I am in the place I enjoy more than any place else...The Smokies. The stress of driving over 16 h...  more »

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Inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, choose between developed campgrounds where you can pitch your tent by your car and access restrooms and showers, or more primitive vehicle-accessed campgrounds. The park also offers accommodations in a permanent structure at LeConte Lodge, which is accessible via five different hiking trails. (There is no car access; you must hike in to use this lodge.) For a wider array of lodging options, stay in Gatlinburg. Serving primarily as a resort gateway to the park, the town offers various styles of accommodation, from national chain hotels to mountain lodges to small inns. Most places lie within 8 km (5 mi) of the park's entrance.
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