Day 1- Cades Cove

6/29/18 The first day in the Smokies was in the Cades Cove area of the park including a drive around the loop and hikes to Abrahms Falls and Gregory Bald.

Cades Cove

A drive around the loop at Cades Cove with a stop at the Visitor Center and several of the historic buildings.

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Abrahms Falls

A quick 5 mile hike out to Abrahms Falls, one of the most popular tourist hikes in the park featuring a close encounter with a black bear.

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Gregory Bald

Then a tougher 11 mile hike to Gregory Bald with more bears, owls, and azaleas.

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