Hiking in the Smoky Mountains
HIKING IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS REJUVENATES
YOUR MIND, BODY, AND SPIRIT
Hiking is the #1 choice for outdoor adventure in the Smokies. There are 160 hiking trails inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You will cross bridges, take in beautiful scenery, and see wildlife, wildflowers, and mountain vistas. Trail maps can be purchased at any visitor center.
There are short hikes and long hikes. A handicap accessible paved trail is located at Sugarlands Visitor Center. Some trails are easy, others are moderate, and some are strenuous. For families with children, there are kid-friendly trails.
• A Walk in the Woods
Just Get Outdoors
• Smoky Mountain Outdoors
• GSM Outfitters
Park rangers are available at visitor centers to assist you with any questions you might have concerning hiking trails. Visitor centers also have displays and a bookstore with a wide variety of books about the national park. You can also purchase souvenirs and memorabilia.
Maps, books, CDs, DVDs and other items may be purchased online.
• Day Hikes of the Smokies
• Hiking Trails of the Smokies
• Day and Overnight Hikes
• Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion