Tennessee is a land full of beautiful landscapes but many argue that nothing compares to what one can see at The Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Whether you have been there before or not, if you plan to visit soon you should certainly take the time to plan your trip. Below you will find the various things that you can do to stay busy while you are there.
The first step is to download their trip planner which includes a map of the park. This will show you where you are partake in certain activities like hiking and auto touring. It will also show where various picnic areas are and will ensure that you are acquainted with the layout of the park before you visit, which will greatly reduce your risk of becoming disoriented.
You should also check out what is available to do on their calendar of events. There are events held throughout the year to help educate as well as entertain visitors to the park. Many of them are led by rangers who are a wealth of information and experience and love to share that with those that join these events.
You should save the link to basic information that you can find on the National Park Service website to your phone before you make your trip. This will ensure that you are kept aware of any impending weather coming to the region. It will also inform you of any closures that may occur due to that weather or other situations. This link is your guide to staying safe while you are there enjoying the wonders that nature has to offer.
Also important to having a safe and pleasant visit is to check out the link that specifically says staying safe during my visit. As in any wild area there will be animals and insects that you do not want to encounter. At this link you will get the tips that you need to ensure that you stay safe no matter what comes your way. Read through it carefully and be sure that everyone that will be traveling with you does as well.
Use the above tips to ensure that you have the best possible trip. Planning ahead reduces the chances that anything will go wrong. Keep the tips in mind through the planning process and you are sure to have the adventure of a lifetime.