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Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Address: Rte. 441, Enter from stoplight 8 at Airport Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 70068
Phone Number: (865) 436-1200
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Nothing moves to quickly. My husband and i walked a few trail and they are nice. Clearly and pretty accurately marked. The only down fall was the parking to hike. We had to park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Georgetown, IN
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Georgetown, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Nothing moves to quickly. My husband and i walked a few trail and they are nice. Clearly and pretty accurately marked. The only down fall was the parking to hike. We had to park along the motorway and i didn't feel that was safe for our car or walking in the road then to the trail. BUT both ended up... More 

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This drive is incredible. I could spend my entire vacation there. The lush greenery, the beautiful streams and waterfalls and mesmerizing. I always travel it several times every trip we make up there. If I only had time to do one thing, it would be to drive this road. Its where my heart and soul live.

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I loved traveling this road with my family! The views were amazing and breath taking! Through out the trail you can stop and hike to the water falls or stop at some of the historical cabins along the way. I would highly recommend it to anyone. The only down fall is that it can be crowded on the trails sometimes... More 

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Lima, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

There is lots to see on this trail. Cabins, creeks, small falls, wildlife, you name it. If you look up in the tree tops, sometimes you can see the bears up there! Stop and take pictures along the way, great sites for family photos! Great place to drive one of the rented Razors! Just drive thru and take in all... More 

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Batesville, Arkansas
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109 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We've tried 3 times during 2014 and 2015 to see this trail. It is always closed! I don't mean sections of it, I mean the entire trail. We've gone during good weather. I don't understand. The National Park Service needs to finish whatever is going on and open this trail as long as its safe. I tried in both the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Being in the forest is great so however you choose to spend your time, just enjoy. About the motor trail, I was expecting a little more but it was probably because I went to Cade's cove the previous day. There is no comparison between the two. Basically I view this short motor trail as a staging point for hikers going... More 

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Viera, Florida
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This was a beautiful drive! We didn't get to see any bears, but we still had a great time getting out and taking some of the trails that they have. It was a beautiful day out and the trails were a little wet from the rain the night before, but being out in the fresh air and climbing the mountains... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I've shot the cabin and outbuildings here, not to mention the creek views, so many times and from every possible angle and in every weather condition and I'm still not tired of it.

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Corsicana, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This was our first choice of scenic drives around the Gatlinburg area but also our greatest disappointment. On the day we chose to go there were several trails closed, including the trail to the main waterfall. Ultimately we were only able to drive the loop and not able to get out and do or see anything. Because of the trail... More 

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stratford upon avon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Nice drive as it was raining unfortunately men were working and cutting down trees and a lot of cars so parking was difficult.

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