Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
(4.7/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Set within the Great Smoky Mountains, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is a one-way drivable trail that grants great views of the mountain park as well as the famous Roaring Fork waterfall. The waterfall gets its name from the loud roar that echoes between the mountains after a large amount of rainfall. If you want to stretch your legs and get away from the car, you will find an abundance of trails for all abilities throughout the park. If you're interested in all things ornithological, you will want to keep an eye out for the 240-odd species of birds that inhabit the park. Put Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail into our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • The drive is beautiful. Lots of places to get out and stop. Hiking spots for those who can hike farther. We had my elderly parents with us and they were able to stop and get out and various points and...  more »
  • We visit Cades Cove whenever we visit Gatlinburg. I saw the Roaring Fork motor trail on the Smoky Mountain National Park's Facebook page and we decided to try it out. There is a different feel to this...  more »
  • We did this twice during our visit. Easy drive, fun stop offs and BEAUTIFUL. I hope too much hasn't been damaged from the fires. Especially if you have difficulty hiking but want to get a feel of the ...  more »