Quiet Walkways, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.8
#27 of 39 in Parks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Scattered throughout Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Quiet Walkways offer a relatively easy and peaceful walks in the woods without the hassle of carrying backpacks or hiking boots. Several of these special trails can be found right off the highway, so you can get a taste of hiking in the park even if you are just driving through. These short trails allow non-hikers and experienced hikers alike to plunge quickly into the park and explore its distinctive beauty up close. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Quiet Walkways and many more Great Smoky Mountains National Park attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Great Smoky Mountains National Park online travel route planner.
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  • My husband and I visited two of Great Smoky Mountains Quiet Walkways during our trip: Riverview Quiet Walkway and Thunder Prong Quiet Walkway. Both were lovely, quiet, and peaceful, even on the... 
    My husband and I visited two of Great Smoky Mountains Quiet Walkways during our trip: Riverview Quiet Walkway and Thunder Prong Quiet Walkway. Both were lovely, quiet, and peaceful, even on the...  more »
  • The quiet walkways are very nice. They are off the beaten path and are great places to walk at your own pace and just be still and enjoy nature. They also have very happy signs about the trails. 
    The quiet walkways are very nice. They are off the beaten path and are great places to walk at your own pace and just be still and enjoy nature. They also have very happy signs about the trails.  more »
  • Look out for the 'Quiet Walkways' signposts when exploring the Smoky Mountains National Park. These are typically short, and usually relatively easy trails from the roadside that pass through very... 
    Look out for the 'Quiet Walkways' signposts when exploring the Smoky Mountains National Park. These are typically short, and usually relatively easy trails from the roadside that pass through very...  more »
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  • Very easy walk, nice along the West Prong River. We did pull one tick off of us. Saw Momma and 2 cubs while we were existing the trail.
  • Very serene. Five minutes from the road but you are completely surrounded by nature. Chirping of the birds, burbling of the stream...
  • We set down there on rocks and just soaked it in.
  • Had a little walk in the woods with the wife
  • Beautiful, quiet view of the mountains. Definitely worth a visit.

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