Hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains is always a magical experience, but few things are more breathtaking than the views you get when you hike the mountains during the winter. Here are 4 of the best winter hikes in the Smokies that you’ve got to try.
A camping trip is all about enjoying the outdoors. You get to experience nature up close when you camp at Greenbrier Campground. We know how much our campers love visiting the national park, so we put together a list of our favorite Great Smoky Mountains National Park hiking trails for campers to enjoy.
Located along the Middle Fork of the Little Pigeon River, Greenbrier is a scenic valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Before the establishment of the park, Greenbrier was home to a community that once numbered 500 people. To help you prepare for your next vacation, we have put together four fun facts about Greenbrier in the Smoky Mountains.
Here at Greenbrier Campground, we’ve always believed that camping is an activity that’s enjoyed by creative, intelligent people…and history agrees with us! Two of America’s greatest geniuses, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, used to take incredible camping trips all across the country, including the Great Smoky Mountains. Of course, camping with Edison and Ford wasn’t your typical weekend getaway. Read on to learn all about the most epic Smoky Mountain camping trip of the 20th century.
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.
If you love hiking, we know you’ll love these top 10 Smoky Mountain hiking trails. These are some of our favorite places to visit in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and you should definitely visit them when you’re staying at Greenbrier Campground!