Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.7
#1 of 54 in Trails in Tennessee
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. See Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and all Great Smoky Mountains National Park has to offer by arranging your trip with our Great Smoky Mountains National Park online road trip planner.
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  • This Motor Trail is a must do for anyone who visits Gatlinburg. This is a small area within the Greater Smokey Mtn. area with big sights and walking trails and home steads to see and enjoy. A true.....  more »
  • Deer, Turkeys, and Waterfalls. The most scenic drive near Gatlinburg. A must drive to see the waterfalls.  more »
  • Bring $1.50 for the trail guide books. There will be fifty cent one at the first homestead you come to, Ogle's Place and $1.00 book at the start of Roaring Fork - good info in these. I am a frequent....  more »
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