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Metcalf Bottoms Trail

Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Greenbrier, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
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Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a nice trail to do with kids. Not strenuous but long. We started at the Little Greenbriar School House which the kids loved and then hiked to the Walker Sister's Cabin which they also loved. Pretty flowers along the way and even saw a bear briefly running down in the bushes along the creek. Then we had a... More 

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Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We live nearby and this is one of our favorite hikes when we need an easy hike because we are taking small children, just had surgery ;-), (the woods are a great place to heal), or just want to be lazy. There is only a small amount of elevation and the trails are wide. Start at the picnic area and... More 

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Southport, NC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

On July 14th we visited the old school house on the trail and joined about 40 shape note singers to sing old hymns in 4 part Capella harmony. if you saw Cold Mountain you saw a sample of it. My 1st time and was invited to sit with them. I had a blast. Check it out next year!

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Delaware
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669 reviews 669 reviews
270 attraction reviews
1,251 helpful votes 1,251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

My husband and I decided to walk the Metcalf Bottoms Trail from the Little Greenbriar School to the Metcalf Bottoms Picnic area. It is about a mile from the school to the picnic area. The trail starts out right behind the school next to a creek. The trail is mostly wooded and is just a dirt path with several rocks... More 

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