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Take a Hike Through the Best Springtime Trails in the Smokies

May 3, 2016

The Smoky Mountains are famous for taking your breath away, no matter the season. However, spring is a beautiful time in the mountains for various reasons. Winter has ended, the mountains are greening again, the flowers are starting to bloom and the temperatures are warming up.

Why not take a hike through the best springtime trails in the Smokies?

If you’re visiting the area, stay in one of our Smoky Mountain cabins! Springtime and flowers are right outside your door! Our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals are the perfect place to experience springtime in the Smoky Mountains!


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Where can you find the best springtime flowers in the Smoky Mountains?

Chestnut Top/White Oak Sinks

This trail is wonderful for spotting spring wildflowers! Over 60 different species can be found on this 10.4-mile moderate loop. If you have a free spring afternoon, make your way to this trail and bring your camera. You are sure to see some beautiful spring flowers in the mountains!

Porters Creek Trail

Not only does this trail have beautiful flowers along the way, but it also has a waterfall! This 7.2-mile hike is good for all skill levels and is very visually appealing! If you’re looking for old structures, wildflowers, and a breathtaking waterfall, you need to hike Porters Creek trail this spring!

Cove Harwood

This short and sweet, self-guided nature trail is perfect for wildflower enthusiasts! Cove Hardwood is a 0.8-mile loop, littered with beautiful colors and flowers throughout. This trail is suitable for any level of hiker. Bring your camera and a Smoky Mountain wildflower brochure so you can identify the flowers by name!

Book one of our luxurious cabins in the Smoky Mountains and see the beautiful springtime flowers up close! Our cabins are located in the mountains with breathtaking views and fresh mountain air!




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