• Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the national park.

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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    Several trails in the park are temporarily closed. Please check the "Backcountry Facilities" section of the Temporary Road and Facilities Closures page for further details. More »

Event Details

  • Every Thursday Weekly from 09/20/2012 to 11/01/2012

    Location: Cades Cove Riding Stables | Map Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Fee Information: $14.00 per person

Enjoy a ranger-led open-air hayride viewing wildlife and discovering the diversity of life in the Cove. Hayrides can fill up quickly. First-come first-serve for this program.

Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.