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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

This is the nation's most visited national park.

Trail Map

 We are located on the western side of the park on School House Gap Trail, just to the right of Cades Cove at about the intersection between C 4 and D 4 (under the Townsend Visitors Center).  The horse trails are indicated by small dotted lines.


Townsend is a small town nestled in a quiet valley.  It is one of the entrances into the park.

Pigeon Forge

Located apporximately 30-45 minutes away, Pigeon Forge offers shopping, restaurants, and family entertainment.


Located approximately 40 minutes away, Gatlinburg also offers shopping, restaurants, and family entertainment.  The main Park Visitor's Center is located here.

Blue Springs Outfitters

Harvey Bowling offers guide service and overnight packing services in the area.

Mary Grace Photography

If you would like a group photo or keepsake of your trip, Mary Grace is an excellent local photographer who will come to Orchard Cove for your photograph.