On August 19, 2017, a summertime spectacle will take place in Townsend, Tennessee: the inaugural Great Smoky Mountain Hot Balloon Festival. The event takes place within days of another highly anticipated Blount County event: the total solar eclipse on August 21.
Meeting Spaces Accommodate up to 2,20025+
Miles of Trails150
Miles of the Appalachian Trail
Campgrounds with a total of 1,000 sites2115
Miles of streams, Perfect for tubing11
Picnic Areas with a total of 1050 sites