Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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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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  • My wife and I recently visited during the fall leaf season. The colors were truly spectacular along this narrow 5.5-mile-long, one-way loop road that winds through an old-growth forest. There are... 
    My wife and I recently visited during the fall leaf season. The colors were truly spectacular along this narrow 5.5-mile-long, one-way loop road that winds through an old-growth forest. There are...  more »
  • Amazing scenery and opportunity to dive into pure nature in the heart of the smoky mountains. Didn't catch any bears but great drive to go slow and take it all in, plenty of places to pull off and... 
    Amazing scenery and opportunity to dive into pure nature in the heart of the smoky mountains. Didn't catch any bears but great drive to go slow and take it all in, plenty of places to pull off and...  more »

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