Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

My husband and I have been to this Park several times and because of the time of year ( spring) we were never able to go up by Clingmans Dome. This spring we were finally able to drive up there. What a view!! It was very windy and cold but we just couldn’t believe the colors the view offered us. Of course with the fires last year the park may look a bit different but none the less beautiful. I wouldn’t want these views to be altered by any means. All our Parks are wonders of the world and every time I walk in them I feel renewed. I’ve been to several of our parks and each one brought me peace and overwhelming beauty.

Sincerely,
Nancy

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains is one of the country's most popular national park sites, drawing millions of visitors year after year. Its ideal mix of the convenient and the extraordinary offers a region with postcard-perfect views and plentiful wildlife within easy reach of the interstate.

State(s): North Carolina Tennessee,

Established: 1926

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