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Roaring Fork, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Deep within the lush wilderness of the Great Smoky Mountains, Roaring Fork is surrounded with waterfalls, forested hills, and a number of trails to explore. This area, now on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to frontier cabins and farms. Prone to swelling even after mild rain, the stream's noise echoes loudly through the surroundings. Wander through the Appalachian homesteads in the nearby clearings for a glimpse of an isolated community that survived well into the 20th century. Take a scenic drive along the Motor Nature Trail, a 9.6 km (6 mi) historical road that passes many of the area's major sights. Using our custom trip planner, Great Smoky Mountains National Park attractions like Roaring Fork can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We tried to go here for Spring Break but found that it's closed due to the fire damage. We are hopeful that it will be open next year. What we did see was amazing  more »
  • The Nature Trail is a part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited Nation Park in the U.S. There is no admission charge and you will have some magnificent views from different spo...  more »
  • We loved the motor loop - and actually did see a couple of bears - the beauty of the stream, trees, and serenity gives you such a high - hate to go back to the hustle and bustle of the city - highly r...  more »

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