1. Start from Cades Cove, Anthony Creek Trail –11 miles back.
2. Start from Laurel Creek Rd, Lead Cove –10 miles.
Features: Bote Mountain Trail, Spence Field and outstanding views. 

When hiking in the National Park, no mountain equipment is needed. Comfortable walking shoes with extra socks or hiking boots are recommended for day walks. Be prepared for rain.


Always hike with a map, even if you think you know the route. Download a map for free, or visit any of the Park visitor centers to purchase a map for $1.


When planning a trip in the National Park, always check temporary road and facilities closures.


  • State Route 
  • Newport, TN 37821
(865) 704-486-5

Blue Smoke Mountain Cabins are handcrafted and near Cades Cove  in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  The cabins have plenty of open space to enjoy inside and outside. The insides are thoughtfully equipped and furnished from the cozy living room to the romantic bedroom. The outsides are equally pleasing.  Out back on the deck there are Bar-B-Que grills and picnic tables.  On the front porches are big comfortable rocking chairs to watch the blazing sunsets or the fireflies.

Come and take a closer look ...

1233 Carrs Creek Road
Townsend TN, 37882
(865) 448-3068

HOOTERS is well known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwhiches and HOOTERS nearly, world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleader, the HOOTERS girls.

Mon-Thur11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sun12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1099 Hunters Crossing
Alcoa TN, 37701
(865) 983-1366

Cosby Campground sits an elevation of 2459'.

Fees: $14.

Dates Open: Apr. 12- Oct. 31.

Size RVs: 25'. 

2726 Druid Hill Drive
Maryville TN, 37804
(865) 233-5365

Hours of operation: 6:30am-10pm

1031 Hunters Crossing Drive
Alcoa TN, 37701

Cooper's offers an exciting dinner menu with a wine list featuring over 30 selections. Cooper's Restaurant has a sophisticated atmosphere with professional service. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Hours of operation: 6am-11pm

2001 Alcoa Highway
Alcoa TN, 37701

Hours of operation: 

  • Sun. - Thurs. 11a-930p
  • Fri. & Sat. 11a-10p
  • Sun. 11a-9p
624 Condry Lane
Maryville TN, 37803