4 Wonderful Winter Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains

If you’ve visited the Smoky Mountains National Park area in the summer, spring or fall, then you know it can get a little crowded here. 

Winter Hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Hitting the trails isn’t just a summertime activity in the Smokies. Just take a few precautions and be mindful of the snow and ice on the way, and you can enjoy relatively crowd-free hiking through these colder months.

Cades Cove in the Winter

A favorite spot of the Park any time of the year, Cades Cove shows its winter side with snowy landscapes across its wide-open fields and preserved structures.

National Park Waterfalls

The breathtaking cascades in the Great Smoky Mountains NP are naturally favorite destinations during the warmer months.

Ober Gatlinburg

The area’s only ski resort provides a great area for both skiing and snowboarding, with mostly intermediate terrain.

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