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Kettle Falls: A Peculiar Spot in Voyageurs National Park

Kettle Falls in Voyageurs National Park was part of the historical route of the fur traders. These French Canadians transported furs and other goods by canoe through the waters along the US-Canadian border. But don't spend too much time looking for a waterfall. A dam at Kettle Falls was built between 1910 and 1914. It… Continue reading Kettle Falls: A Peculiar Spot in Voyageurs National Park

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Clingmans Dome Trail

Clingmans Dome Trail is a must-see in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Atop this trail sits a concrete tower offering 360-degree views of the park and beyond. To access Clingmans Dome Trail, turn west on Clingmans Dome Rd near the Tennessee - North Carolina border. The turn is about 14 miles from the Sugarlands Visitor… Continue reading Clingmans Dome Trail

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Kephart Prong Trail – Great Smoky Mountain

Great Smoky Mountain National Park is America's most visited national park. With 150 official trails, this national park is a hiker's paradise. While Kephart Prong Trail may not be the park's most popular trail, it is a lovely place to explore and experience a bit of park history. Access to Kephart Prong Trail is located… Continue reading Kephart Prong Trail – Great Smoky Mountain

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Alum Cave Bluff Trail

Great Smoky Mountain National Park is vast. Covering over 800 square miles, the hiking possibilities in the Smokies are endless. One of the park's most popular is Alum Cave Bluff Trail. The Alum Cave Bluff trail is located 9 miles south of the Sugarlands Visitor Center on Newfound Gap Road (Highway 441). There are two… Continue reading Alum Cave Bluff Trail