Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.4
#1 of 102 in Wildlife in Tennessee
Must see · Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Nestled among Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains, Cades Cove offers opportunities to explore historical areas and untamed wilderness. Drive the 17.7 km (11 mi), one-way road circling the lush valley at an easy pace. Stop to view the mills, churches, barns, and houses dating as far back as 1818, when the first European settlers arrived in the cove. Keep an eye out for the region's resident deer, wild turkeys, and black bears. At the visitor center, pick up an informational booklet, available for a small fee, so you can enjoy a self-guided tour of the area. Plan to visit Cades Cove and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Great Smoky Mountains National Park attractions using our Great Smoky Mountains National Park day trip planning app.
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  • We seen tons of beers and baby bears 🐻. Allot of Elk and deer 🦌. Wild turkeys 🦃. Very peaceful and relaxing place to visit.  more »
  • We went adventure riding August 27th thru Cade's Cove late afternoon, DUKE our Boston Terrier didn't know what to think, We saw live Bear's , one crossed directly in front of the truck, We also saw.....  more »
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  • Don't miss this place if you're in Tennessee if you like history or beauty. A Must See
  • So pretty

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