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Top 10 Blue Ridge Mountain Swimming Holes

Looking for a great swimming hole in the Blue Ridge Mountains?   With all of the great waterfalls, rivers, and creeks there are tons of places to swim.  But 10 "swimming holes" in particular stand out ...
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Hiking

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Little River Trail

Little River Trail, located in the Elkmont area of the Great Smoky Mountains National is a fun trail ...
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Kephart Prong Trail – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

On Memorial Day, we took a family hike up Kephart Prong trail, located in the Great Smoky Mountains ...
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Cove Creek Falls and Loop Trail – Pisgah National Forest

We recently hiked Cove Creek Loop trail and visited Cove Creek falls, a gorgeous waterfall located ...
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Day Hiking Essentials

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer more than 5,000 miles of hiking trails.   Many of these trails are ...
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Ripley’s Aquarium Gatlinburg TN

During spring break, we decided to head over to Gatlinburg TN and take the kids to Ripley's ...
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Mehaffey Tree Farm NC Christmas Trees

One of the advantages of living here in the mountains of western NC, is that we have a number of ...
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Soco Falls

Soco Falls is a hidden gem, that unfortunately many people miss.  This double waterfall is located ...
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Clingmans Dome

Clingmans Dome is one of the highest points east of the Mississippi at 6,643 and the tallest ...
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The Black Bear Necessities

There has been a lot of talk recently on various Facebook groups and in the news about the amount of ...
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Day Hiking Essentials

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer more than 5,000 miles of hiking trails.   Many of these trails are ...
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Latest Blue Ridge Mountain News

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Snowvember 2014

The mountains of Western NC and Eastern Tennessee received an early snowstorm this year.  The storm ...
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Graveyard Fields Renovations Update

Graveyard Fields Renovations

On April 22 of 2014, Graveyards fields was closed for 11 weeks, while "extensive renovations" where ...
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Go Wild for National Park Week 2014

Washington, D.C. (April 15, 2014) - This year, from April 19 – 27, the National Park Service and the ...
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