Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Ramsey Cascades hiking trail in the Smoky Mountains

Top 6 Hiking Trails with Waterfalls in the Smokies You Have to Do

One of the most popular activities in the Smoky Mountains is hiking. There are many different things you can see along the hiking trails, and one of the most beautiful is a waterfall. You’ll find there are several hiking trails with gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains waterfalls! Grab your hiking gear and head out to find some beautiful natural features. Here are the top 6 hiking trails with waterfalls in the Smokies you’ll want to do:

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Top 5 Towns in the Smoky Mountains You Should Visit

If you have ever been to the Smokies, you know how many cities there are around the area. We want to share some of the best Smoky Mountain towns you need to experience while you’re in the area. From entertaining things to do to sight seeing, you’ll find plenty of things you should see in these towns in the Smoky Mountains. Here are the top 5 towns in the Smoky Mountains you should visit:

The tunnel of a mine.

The Legend of Perry Shults and the Lost Smoky Mountain Gold Mine in Greenbrier

Here at Greenbrier Campground, we love sharing local history with our visitors. Before the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Greenbrier area was home to a thriving community of people whose ancestors first settled in the region in the mid-1700s. One of our favorite stories from Greenbrier’s past concerns Perry Shults, the proprietor of a fabled Smoky Mountain gold mine. Read on to learn all about one of the wildest legends from the Smokies.

Ramsey Cascades Trail waterfall

Top 4 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Hike the Ramsey Cascades Trail

Our beautiful campground is just a short drive from the Greenbrier entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where you’ll find the Ramsey Cascades Trail! This 8-mile round trip hike not only features a lovely old-growth cove hardwood forest, but also the tallest waterfall in the park! If you only have time for just one hike during your stay in the Smokies, put this one at the top of your itinerary! Here are the top 4 reasons why you’ll want to hike the Ramsey Cascades Trail:

baskins creek falls

Top 6 Hikes Near Gatlinburg You Need to Explore

Want to get out in the national park? There are several Gatlinburg hiking trails you should check out! They range from easy to moderate, and they are great for people who have never hiked before or people who do some hiking. You can choose a trail based on difficulty and what you would like to see along the way. Here are the top 6 hikes near Gatlinburg you need to explore:

Smoky Mountain wildflowers

4 Best Wildflower Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

A hike in the Smoky Mountains is beautiful during all seasons of the year. Whether you are looking forward to seeing wildlife, waterfalls, fall foliage, or snow, there are perks to each month of the year when it comes to hiking. During the spring months, you have the added benefit of seeing beautiful wildflowers pop up all throughout the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. These colorful flowers make for a great photography opportunity and will make your hiking experience even more fantastic. Here are 4 of the best wildflower hikes in the Smoky Mountains:

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4 Tips to Enjoy a Romantic Getaway in the Smoky Mountains

Whether you have just started dating, are newly married, or have been married for 50 years, there is never a bad time for a romantic getaway, especially in the Smokies! There are plenty of things to see and do on your trip, plus the beautiful mountains make for the most astonishing backdrop. Before you pack the bags, check out these 4 tips for a romantic getaway in the Smoky Mountains:

baskins creek falls

Top 4 Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains Near Greenbrier

A great way to spend time outdoors is to go on hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains. Even when you’re camping with us, you may want to spend even more time outside exploring the beauty of the area. There are plenty of hiking trails near Greenbrier for you to explore, and you’ll find one that’s perfect for your skill level! Here are the top 4 hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains near Greenbrier:

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Top 4 Drives in the Smoky Mountains Near Our Campground

Want to get out and explore the Smokies but you don’t want to go hiking? There are plenty of other ways to enjoy being out in the national park! You can go on a drive in the Smoky Mountains to see mountain views and maybe even pull off and walk around. Here are the top 4 drives in the Smoky Mountains near our campground you should go on:

alum cave trail

Top 5 Places to Go Hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains With Views

When you visit the Smokies, you probably want to see incredible views of the mountains. One of the best ways to enjoy the views is to go hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains. The trails range from moderate to difficult since you have to climb pretty high to get a great mountain view. Here are the top 5 places to go hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains with views:

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4 Reasons to Use the Greenbrier Entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

One of the things campers love most about staying at the Greenbrier Campground is the convenient access into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! In fact, you could even walk from our campground to the Greenbrier entrance in the park! This entrance is considered off the beaten path, making it one of the best ways to access the beauty of the park without the crowds! Here are the top 4 reasons to use the Greenbrier entrance into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park:

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4 Fun Outdoor Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains in the Fall

When you visit the Smoky Mountains in the fall, you’ll want to soak up the rest of the time you can be outdoors without it being freezing! You’re probably wondering what all you can do outside during this time of year, which is why we have a list of all the fun things to do in the Smoky Mountains in the fall for you! Look at these 4 fun things to do in the Smoky Mountains in the fall: