Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.7
#1 of 62 in Trails in Tennessee
Set within the Great Smoky Mountains, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is a one-way drivable trail that grants great views of the mountain park as well as the famous Roaring Fork waterfall. The waterfall gets its name from the loud roar that echoes between the mountains after a large amount of rainfall. If you want to stretch your legs and get away from the car, you will find an abundance of trails for all abilities throughout the park. If you're interested in all things ornithological, you will want to keep an eye out for the 240-odd species of birds that inhabit the park. See Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and all Great Smoky Mountains National Park has to offer by arranging your trip with our Great Smoky Mountains National Park online road trip planner .
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  • You'll really enjoy this beautiful drive that loops through the scenic woods just outside of Gatlinburg. The trail is winding, so drive slowly and let down your windows to enjoy the fresh mountain air...  more »
  • This is a relatively short scenic loop drive through woodland on a narrow winding track just outside Gatlinburg, near pigeon Forge. It's really nice, a one way loop and only about five miles long (the...  more »
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