Campgrounds

There is a beautiful campground at the entrance to Cades Cove and several backcountry sites accessible via the hiking trails. The largest campground by far is the one on the left as you enter the Cades Cove area. It has one hundred and fifty nine campsites some of which are wheelchair accessible. Sites handle trailers up to thirty five feet. Motor homes can be a little larger-forty feet. The sites have picnic tables, fire rings and...

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Horseback Riding

There is a riding stable near the entrance of the Cades Cove loop in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As the horses provide an excellent way to enjoy the cove, you may want to stop there. 2017 Hours The Cades Cove Riding Stables are open March 4 – November 30, weather permitting. Guided trail rides are conducted on horseback for $30 per person. Carriage rides around Cades Cove run $12 per person and last approximately 30...

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Weddings

Couple the beautiful natural chapel of the Smoky Mountains with the relatively minor requirements for getting married and you understand why a Smokies wedding and honeymoon is second in popularity only to Las Vegas. Couples can be joined in holy matrimony in a chapel, the National Park, or the privacy of their cottage or cabin. Marriage Licenses Both parties must be present to obtain the marriage license from the County Clerk’s...

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