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Address: 107 Park Headquarters Rd, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738-4102
Phone Number: (865) 436-1200
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A scenic valley filled with remnants of the old American pioneers.

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Small bear up in a tree!

Cades cove is an excellent way to see wildlife & nature's beauty. My husband seen a small bear jump down from a tree, made my whole trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cades cove is an excellent way to see wildlife & nature's beauty. My husband seen a small bear jump down from a tree, made my whole trip.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second time touring Cade's Cove, and while the weather wasn't as great, it was beautiful in its own right. We were there with our little ones and let them ride in our laps. I'm very stringent about car seats but we never went over 10 mph and it's a one lane road. Needless to say, they really... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The through this park is spectacular. Have your camera ready you will see lots of wild life ( bears & deers ). The wild flowers are beautiful. This is a time not justo have some recreation but to re-create.

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WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cades Cove is so worth the time - it is just serenely beautiful even if you don't get to see any bears. There is so much to take in and to try to imagine life in this desolate place - made easy by the buildings along the route. We haven't been here for about eight years and the improvements in... More 

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Eastern NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On the Tennessee side of Great Smokey Mountain National Park is a wonderful drive from the Sugarland Visitor Center along the Little River. Cades Cove can also be accessed from Townsend, Tennessee by a shorter drive. Cades Cove is a large valley in the middle of the Smokey Mountains that was once a thriving community with farms, community buildings, and... More 

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Republic, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 4 days hiking at the Great Smoky Mountains, and we are so happy we did this tour. We saw 2 Bears on the drive, 1 of them was roughly 10 feet away just eating some berries and vegetation. It can get very backed up (especially when a Bear shows up) so don't be in a hurry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

VERY popular driving tour, so put on your "patience hat" but worth it. This auto tour based on seeing original and restored historical buildings gives a sense of what it was like back in the day. The Grist Mill was a favorite stop. but along the way, get out of your car and make the short walks to stand at... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

love all the view points to stop and take pic. The hike to the water fall is hard and long it took me and my husband 1 hour and 15 each way. good shoes are a must you will be going over rocks and up and down mt.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was really disappointed as i had expected more out of it. I thought they would have at least the house at the visitors center set up. seeing the working mill was the best part. The view of the mountains was awesome and we were even able to see a black bear. the drive in is long. Honestly I would... More 

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Salisbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was first time visiting, but do hope to go back. Saw black bears, wonderful church service with beautiful music. A step back in time to when life was hard but simple. Park Rangers helpful with history of area.

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