Cades Cove Ghost Stories: The Cussing Cover

Cades Cove Ghost Stories: The Cussing Cover

Is Cades Cove haunted? We can’t say for sure (that’s a question for paranormal investigators), but we do know that there are a few Cades Cove ghost stories that have been told for decades around these parts. One of our favorite tall tales from the valley was transcribed in The Granny Curse and Other Ghosts and Legends from East Tennessee, a 1999 book by Janet Barnett and Randy Russell. Known as “The Cussing Cover,” this electrifying ghost story is perfect for your next campfire. Read on for our retelling of this classic yarn….

What are the Best Times to Visit Cades Cove

What are the Best Times to Visit Cades Cove

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!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Asks Visitors to Adopt Black Bear Cubs

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Asks Visitors to Adopt Black Bear Cubs

Beginning this spring, visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will have the chance to adopt black bear cubs as pets. The unprecedented new policy is part of the park’s effort to cut down on the number of abandoned bear cubs in Cades Cove. The National Park Service made the official announcement in a press release this morning. We have summarized the park’s new adoption initiative below….

4 Things To Do in Cades Cove You Just Have to Try At Least Once

4 Things To Do in Cades Cove You Just Have to Try At Least Once

Cades Cove is the most popular destination inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You can explore primitive churches, rustic cabins, and other historical structures. Along the 11 mile loop you’ll be treated to beautiful views of the mountains and possibly spot local wildlife. There are some things to do in Cades Cove that you just have to try at least once while there!

The Cool History About the Cantilever Barn in Cades Cove

The Cool History About the Cantilever Barn in Cades Cove

Cades Cove is one of the most popular destinations inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The area is full of natural wonder, and structures drenched in Appalachian history! There are many structures, walking trails, and pull offs that are worth exploring, but the cantilever barn in Cades Cove has a unique origin and design. It’s worth a stop to look at. 

Fun Facts About the Cades Cove Wildlife You’re Likely to See on a Visit

Fun Facts About the Cades Cove Wildlife You’re Likely to See on a Visit

Cades Cove is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s full of Appalachian history, beautiful and serene sites, and lots of native wildlife. When you visit you are likely to see everything from cardinals, turkeys, and deer, to black bears. We’ve decided to share some cool facts about some of our most famous and precious Cades Cove wildlife.

The Cades Cove Loop: What to Expect When You Visit for the First Time

The Cades Cove Loop: What to Expect When You Visit for the First Time

Cades Cove is one of the most visited places in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cades Cove is a small limestone valley packed with history, scenery, and wildlife. The 11 mile loop is the usher to everything Cades Cove has to offer. The Cades Cove loop can be navigated by car or bicycle. This popular attraction is open year round and gorgeous to see anytime of the year….

Everything You Need to Know about Cades Cove Weather Throughout the Year

Everything You Need to Know about Cades Cove Weather Throughout the Year

If you are familiar with the weather in the Great Smoky Mountains, you know that it can be unpredictable throughout the year! This also holds true for Cades Cove as weather conditions are often quite variable during each season. While this may be the case, there are still general conditions that you can expect depending on the time of your visit. Here is everything you need to know about Cades Cove weather throughout the year: …

3 Important Things to Know Before Fishing in Cades Cove

3 Important Things to Know Before Fishing in Cades Cove

Fishing is a really great way to get outdoors and spend time surrounded by nature, but it’s also a great way to bond with your friends and family. You get to cast your reel and enjoy the peaceful sounds of the water flowing around you. There is no better place to fish than Cades Cove. You’ll be surrounded by beautiful wildlife and mountain views. We want you to feel prepared before you head out on your fishing trip, so here are 3 important things you should know before fishing in Cades Cove….