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Address: Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Greenbrier, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

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Fun in God's Smoky Mountain Paradise!

The Metcalf Bottoms Trail is easy to hike and offers natural beauty and fun that is out of this world! You never know what wildlife you may encounter, but the one thing that is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Metcalf Bottoms Trail is easy to hike and offers natural beauty and fun that is out of this world! You never know what wildlife you may encounter, but the one thing that is for sure is that you will never forget the time you spend there!

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Lviv, Ukraine
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We hit this trail with 20 people and half of those were kids ranging from a few months old to 7 years old. It was great for our group. The trail is easy, fun, has a beautiful stream, a few fun bridges and a historical school house about 0.6 miles from the start. Our kids loved it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I took the short hike with my two boys (5 and 7) in the late afternoon. It was a bit rainy and foggy, so we had the whole trail to ourselves. Great short hike with plenty of nature exploring to keep the boys entertained.

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Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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42 reviews 42 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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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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