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Elk Viewing in the Smoky Mountains

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An amazing wildlife viewing experience is available in the Smoky Mountains. On any given day you can find dozens of elk in the heart of the Cataloochee Valley. Here the elk roam freely through the valley’s open fields. The elk are most often seen in morning and late afternoon. Bring a camera to take photos, […]

Top 8 Spring Adventures in the Smoky Mountains

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You’ve waited patiently and now, with Spring just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start planning your trip to the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina. The blooms are emerging, the area wildlife is young and rife, and witnessing the Appalachian Mountains turn all shades of green is a sight you will remember […]