Uncovering the Cades Cove Cemeteries and Their History

Uncovering the Cades Cove Cemeteries and Their History

August 20, 2020

If you love learning more about the history of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, then you should consider paying a visit to some of the many cemeteries in Cades Cove on your next visit. Although National Park Service records indicate there are 14 cemeteries in Cades Cove, only 11 of them have been found. To help you learn more, we’ve listed all 11 of them for you below! Take a look at all the Cades Cove cemeteries:…

All About Abrams Falls Trail in Cades Cove

All About Abrams Falls Trail in Cades Cove

August 14, 2020

Did you know there are hiking trails in Cades Cove? One of the most popular is Abrams Falls Trail. This beautiful trail takes you through old forest growth, along the creek, and in front of an incredible waterfall. Here’s everything you need to know about Abrams Falls Trail in Cades Cove:…

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….

What are the Best Times to Visit Cades Cove

What are the Best Times to Visit Cades Cove

January 11, 2020

No matter the time of year that you visit, Cades Cove is always beautiful and each trip is unique! But even Cades Cove has times throughout the year that it becomes very busy. Plus, you might want to know when the best time to see wildlife is so you know when to visit. Learn the best times to visit Cades Cove if you want to avoid traffic, want to see wildlife, or take some stunning photos of the area!

Uncovering the History of Cades Cove: The Pearl Harbor Tree

Uncovering the History of Cades Cove: The Pearl Harbor Tree

January 10, 2020

As you already know, Cades Cove is full of history. It’s where the first settlers lived when they came to the Smoky Mountains. Many historical buildings are located in the area. There’s a rich backstory to almost everything in Cades Cove, including the Pearl Harbor tree. We’re going to uncover the history of the Pearl Harbor tree in Cades Cove….

Top 5 Facts You Might Not Know About Cades Cove

Top 5 Facts You Might Not Know About Cades Cove

December 13, 2019

There are all kinds of cool things to learn about Cades Cove. It’s full of history and provides a way to learn more about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Here are 5 facts you might not know about Cades Cove:…

Top 5 Activities You’ll Love to Do in Cades Cove in Winter

Top 5 Activities You’ll Love to Do in Cades Cove in Winter

November 8, 2019

Some people may say that the best time to visit Cades Cove is in the fall with all the beautiful colors, but every season is beautiful in this area of the national park! When it snows, Cades Cove becomes a winter wonderland, a sight you don’t want to miss out on. Check out these top 5 activities you’ll love to do in Cades Cove in the winter:…

6 Fun Facts You Should Know About Cades Cove

6 Fun Facts You Should Know About Cades Cove

October 10, 2019

You probably visit Cades Cove, the most popular destination in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Over 2 million visitors come to this spot in the Smokies every year and with good reason! It’s beautiful and is one of the top places to find natural wildlife and manmade structures. But how much do you actually know about this area of the national park? Here are 6 fun facts you should know about Cades Cove:…