The Great Smoky National Park is 110 miles, 2.2 hours east of Brevard. It is America's most visited national park.
There are over 17,000 species that have been documented in the park. Scientists believe an additional 30,000-80,000 species may live here. The Park is 522,419 acres, making it one of the largest protected areas in the eastern United States.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a place of beauty and diversity. Straddling North Carolina and Tennessee state lines, the park is a peaceful escape for cycling, hiking, climbing, fishing, backpacking, horseback riding, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and auto touring. Explore ancient mountains, majestic forests, tall waterfalls, tree-dotted ridges, endless hiking and biking trails, historic areas, and scenic overlooks with gorgeous vistas. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a beautiful and serene place with many activities for the entire family.