New Handicap Accessible Trail Now Open in Cades Cove

New Handicap Accessible Trail Now Open in Cades Cove

October 1, 2021

On September 28th, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park officially opened a new trail to one of Cades Cove most visited historical sights. This new route will make it easier for all visitors to experience the rich history the area has to offer. Here is everything you need to know about the new handicap accessible trail in Cades Cove:…

Everything You Need to Know About the Cades Cove Hours

Everything You Need to Know About the Cades Cove Hours

September 10, 2021

One of the most-visited places in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove Loop Road offers incredible opportunities to see historic sites, wildlife, and more. When you drive along the 11-mile, one-way loop road, you’ll be able to see the sights from the comfort of your vehicle. One question many visitors ask is, “What time does Cades Cove open?” We’re here to answer that for you! Learn more about the Cades Cove hours before you go to determine the best time to drive through Cades Cove….

Cades Cove Campground | What to Know About Cades Cove Camping

Cades Cove Campground | What to Know About Cades Cove Camping

August 12, 2021
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a number of great camping opportunities, but few compare to staying at the Cades Cove Campground. Located steps away from Cades Cove’s famous loop road, this campground puts guests right in the middle of the park’s most scenic area. Before you plan your trip, check out our convenient guide to camping in Cades Cove:

Finding Gregory’s Cave: A Hidden Gem in Cades Cove

Finding Gregory’s Cave: A Hidden Gem in Cades Cove

February 23, 2021

There are all kinds of cool stops along the Cades Cove Loop, but if you get off the path, you might find some pretty unique places. One of them is Gregory’s Cave, a natural rock cave hidden along the Loop. Keep reading to find out more about Gregory’s Cave, a hidden gem in Cades Cove:…

5 Animals You Might Spot on the Cades Cove Loop

5 Animals You Might Spot on the Cades Cove Loop

January 14, 2021

One of the most exciting things about visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the opportunity to see some of the unique wildlife in the area. The Cades Cove Loop offers wide open fields that are perfect for wildlife viewing, while allowing you to keep a distance that is safe for you and the animals. Here are 5 animals you might spot on the Cades Cove Loop….

5 Cades Cove Cabins and Buildings That Have Been Moved

5 Cades Cove Cabins and Buildings That Have Been Moved

September 17, 2020

Did you know there are several Cades Cove cabins and buildings that were moved into the area? Most of the buildings near the Cable Mill were moved into Cades Cove and weren’t originally built there. There are also several buildings that are replicas or were part of the original property but aren’ the true original cabins. Here are 5 Cades Cove cabins and buildings that have been moved:…

All About the Carter Shields Cabin in Cades Cove

All About the Carter Shields Cabin in Cades Cove

July 24, 2020

When you’re nearing the end of the 11-mile loop road in Cades Cove, you’ll see a small, rustic structure. This is the Carter Shields Cabin! During the springtime, this cabin paints the perfect picture, with dogwood trees in full bloom, a split rail fence and frequent wildlife. Learn more about the Carter Shields Cabin in Cades Cove below!…

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Opened May 9

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Opened May 9

May 5, 2020

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park opened to the public on May 9, and that included Cades Cove! We’re happy to have welcomed so many visitors back to this special area. The park will continue to open in phases. The first phase included most trails and main roads, and the second phase includes more secondary roads, all trails and other sites. We’ve got all the information on what’s open in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the first and second phases!…

How Far is Cades Cove from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?

How Far is Cades Cove from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?

March 13, 2020

If you have never been to Cades Cove before, you may be wondering how far away it is from where you are staying. The drive from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and other cities really isn’t that bad! Plus, Cades Cove is full of beautiful things you don’t want to miss out on! Keep reading to find the answer to the question of how far is Cades Cove from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge:…

Top 6 Wildflowers and Where to Find Them in Cades Cove TN

Top 6 Wildflowers and Where to Find Them in Cades Cove TN

February 14, 2020

Wildflowers are just one of the things that draw people to Cades Cove TN. In the early spring to the late summer, you will be able to find all kinds of beautiful flora in the area. From hiking trails to the empty fields under the mountains, there are all kinds of places you will find flowers. Here are the top 6 wildflowers and where you can find them in Cades Cove TN:…

5 Surprising Facts About the John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove

5 Surprising Facts About the John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove

January 16, 2020

Cades Cove is rich in both history and beauty with numerous buildings that date back years before the national park was even founded. One of the most visited sites in Cades Cove is the John Oliver Cabin, one of the oldest man-made structures in the park. Want to learn more? Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the John Oliver Cabin….