Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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#16 of 27 in Wildlife in Tennessee
Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Make Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail a part of your Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation plans using our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary planner.
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  • If you would like a morning stroll or jog from the edge of Gatlinburg to the Sugarlands Visitors Center, this trail is for you. The path is level, fairly short, and uncrowded. While most of the scener...  more »
  • This is a easy hike only a half mile away from Sugarlands Visitor Center down 441. This is I believe one of the only ADA approved and paved trails in the park. It is short and while it doesn't have an...  more »
  • Nice visitor center to get a souvenir and learn more about wildlife in the mountains. There are two trail options that connect together. One an easy paved walk to a small waterfall (there are stairs a...  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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