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Cades Cove Tours Bring the Smokies to Life at Night

Cades Cove church at night with lights on
April 8, 2014

Cades Cove at sunset

One of the best known areas of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Cades Cove. With diverse wildlife, a long looping auto-tour and variety of hiking trails, this area has some of the best things to do in the Smokies. Now, guests of the National Park have the opportunity to view the night sky in Cades Cove while under a full moon with experienced guides.

(Related: Take Free Tours of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park this Spring)

On April 15 and May 15, you can see the National Park in a different light on an easy two mile night walk. The Cades Cove Full Moon Walk begins at the Orientation Shelter at the entrance to Cades Cove Loop Road, where families will be greeted by a guide. This free event in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park begins at 8:00pm and runs to 10:00pm.

It’s helpful to bring along a flashlight to see the footpaths. Some spring nights have been chilly Guides recommend you bring along water, as there are no drink machines along the way. Most importantly, families should wear comfortable walking shoes, hiking or tennis shoes, as there will be plenty of exploring during the two hour tour.

After hiking and exploring Cades Cove, Timber Tops Luxury Cabin Rentals invites families to stay in one of our comfortable Pigeon Forge cabins, just a short drive from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our guests enjoy stunning outdoor views and luxurious indoor amenities, including open floor plans and multiple fireplaces. Call Timber Tops today at (877) 549-6775 to reserve your next stay in the Smokies!

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