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    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 Friday Weekly from 09/21/2012 to 11/02/2012

    Location: Laurel Falls Trailhead | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Come and hike to one of the most popular waterfalls in the Smokies. Discover the natural diversity of the Smokies. Wear sturdy walking shoes and bring water. Hike rated moderate in difficulty.