Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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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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  • We have done this drive a few times and have hiked to the waterfall. It is a great place to spend the day and close to town for relaxing when done.  more »
  • The Roaring Fork Motor Trail is a narrow one-way road that is open to cars and pickup trucks only in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. It is 5.5 miles long. With the historic district, the road passes by ...  more »
  • This motor tour has many places to stop and hike. Even just driving is beautiful. At the end is a small gift shop. This shop offers beverages to buy. It takes about an hour to drive, but if you plan t...  more »
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