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Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail

Address: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking
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Georgetown, Kentucky
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I wanted a quiet, easy walk on a overcast day that was forecasting rain so we decided to check this out. It was beautiful and educational. Fully paved so it wouls be a good short trail for people of all ages and needs.

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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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143 reviews 143 reviews
71 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a very nice and easy walk on a paved trail. Very pretty walk with a river to take pictures beside. There are old chimneys left over from the old days. This is a short walk that loops around. Great for anyone who wants a short and easy walk with beautiful views.

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This short paved walk was very nice! It follows along the West prong of the Little Pigeon River. If you step away from the walkway, you can go right down to the river where there are water falls, rocks and beautiful photo ops! Worth the time to stop by and take the gentle stroll.

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Los Angeles
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This was an impulse hike, and a pleasant surprise. The trail is easy to follow, relatively level, and set in an idyllic forest. It's just long enough that we felt like we'd accomplished something, but not so long that we wished we were done halfway through. And the waterfall at the end of it was just lovely!

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a nice loop walk that includes water and rocks and something for everyone ... some nice foot bridges and various views. A great hike for kids and families ...

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nothing but a wonderful drive... enjoy the drive, the view, and the wildlife. The roadside creeks are beautiful, with a huge variety of rock formations and creek bed varieties

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Newburgh, Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We used this trail for our runs as was gravel and maintained well for a 4 mile total trail. Easy area to park in at the visitor center and restrooms as well.

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Miami, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
47 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We visited the trial which lead to Cataract Falls. Very pretty. Bring umbrella as it rains during summer. Wear closed shoes since it gets muddy. If you have a walking stick its even better!

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Ft. Worth, TX
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378 reviews 378 reviews
69 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you want to get a small sample of what you might find by getting out of your car and taking a walk in the woods, then this is for you. Not much to see here. I would suggest skipping it and saving your steps for better trails. I will now that I have been there and done that.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is an area as you enter Gatlinburg...you can walk, visit, use gift shop and restrooms...hiking is great, but better up the mountain trails

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