Great Smoky Mountains National Park 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited National Park in the United States. It is a National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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The latter designation given by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); as it is an area of exceptional natural beauty, an outstanding example of a diverse Arcto-Tertiary geoflora era, one of the largest remaining remnants of the Arcto-Tertiary geoflora in the world, and one of the most ecologically rich and diverse temperate zone protected areas in the world.

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Visitors may access the park through its two entrances. One is in Gatlinburg, Tenessee; the other in Cherokee, North Carolina.

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There are many things to do at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. These include auto touring, bicycling, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, ranger-led programs, and wildlife viewing among others.

Where ever one turns, there is natural beauty that meets the eye at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

No wonder, it is the most visited National Park in the United States. I loved my and hubby’s visit there. We look forward to seeing more of the country’s National Parks.

Go find your park!

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Sources:

https://www.nps.gov/grsm/index.htm

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/259/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Smoky_Mountains_National_Park

Photos and Videos  ©Dee Gilbert, unless otherwise noted. The © to the music playing on the radio does not belong to me.

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About Dee Gilbert

I am one half of a couple who loves to travel; the half who likes to write and share travel experiences. Reading about travelers' experiences inspire me more to see the world. So, I thought, perhaps in my own little way I could inspire others, too. :)
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2 Responses to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 

  1. thewsmblog says:

    just stunning. thanks for sharing!

    Liked by 1 person

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