Dripping Spring Mountain Summit

This is the view from the top of Dripping Spring Mountain. It's close to 5,000 feet in elevation and the view changes, depending upon weather conditions. I hiked from Elkmont via Jake's Creek Trail and then Miry Ridge Trail to reach the summit of Dripping Spring Mountain. #DrippingSpringMountain #SmokyMountains

Backcountry Campsite 26 Tour – Dripping Spring Mountain

Dripping Spring Mountain is incredible! This is a tour of backcountry campsite #26 on Dripping Spring Mountain. Backcountry campsite 26 has a small spring, which refilled our water bottles quickly. The campsite is surrounded by cedar trees and there are a couple of fire rings and bear pulley systems. Although we didn't encounter any bears,

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GoPro Highway 321 Fall Drive

Highway 321 during the Fall in the Smoky Mountains is a very scenic drive. Enjoy and share! #GoPro #SmokyMountains #Fall

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Forney Ridge Trail to Andrew’s Bald

This is the hike from Clingman's Dome to Andrew's Bald. To get to Andrew's Bald, park in the Clingman's Dome parking lot and hike Forney Ridge Trail. Forney Ridge Trail is very rocky, so you will likely want hiking poles if conditions are icy or wet. Microspikes may be a wise idea too. Please also

GoPro Driving to Chimney Tops Trailhead

Driving from the Gatlinburg entrance of Smoky Mountains National Park to the Chimney Tops trailhead. Enjoy and share! #GoPro #SmokyMountains

Avent Cabin

Avent Cabin is a short hike from Elkmont. Take Jake's Creek trail from Elkmont and the unmarked trail to Avent Cabin can be found on the right. Can you find Avent Cabin? It's definitely worth it! #AventCabin #SmokyMountains

View From Top of Miry Ridge Trail

This is the view from the highest point on Miry Ridge Trail. To find this spot, hike Jake's Creek Trail to Miry Ridge Trail. When you hit a rocky area, follow the trail above the rocks for an amazing view! #MiryRidgeTrail #SmokyMountains

Beary Chic Chalet Review

Beary Chic Chalet is the best place to stay in the Smoky Mountains! The views are incredible and it's easy to head to the end of the Gatlinburg strip or directly into Smoky Mountains National Park (completely avoiding the strip). I highly recommend Beary Chic Chalet because we love backcountry camping but also desire a

Elkmont to Backcountry Campsite 26 Overnight – Smoky Mountains Backcountry Camping

The hike to Smoky Mountains Backcountry Campsite #26 was incredible. We parked at Elkmont and then hiked Jake's Creek Trail to Miry Ridge Trail. Elevation gain was 3,114 feet and we camped at approximately 4,600 feet. It was an incredible experience and the hike out was almost all downhill! #Campsite26 #Backpacking #SmokyMountains

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