Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.7
#1 of 54 in Trails in Tennessee
Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Set within the Great Smoky Mountains, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is a one-way drivable trail that grants great views of the mountain park as well as the famous Roaring Fork waterfall. The waterfall gets its name from the loud roar that echoes between the mountains after a large amount of rainfall. If you want to stretch your legs and get away from the car, you will find an abundance of trails for all abilities throughout the park. If you're interested in all things ornithological, you will want to keep an eye out for the 240-odd species of birds that inhabit the park. See Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and all Great Smoky Mountains National Park has to offer by arranging your trip with our Great Smoky Mountains National Park online road trip planner.
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  • A great way to enjoy the beauty of the park if it is too hot to hike. All the photo ops you could ask for minus wildlife (I think the animals were smarter than us and stayed put in the 90+ degree...  more »
  • This is a beautiful drive that offers a little something of everything GSMNP has to offer. I imagine it is amazing in the fall as it was incredible in the summer. Some portions are closed in the...  more »

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