Great Smoky Mountains

A Brief History of Gatlinburg

A Brief History of Gatlinburg 1000 580 Smoky Vistas

The Indian Gap Trail followed the Little Pigeon River along what we now know as the Parkway, through Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, then up and over the Smoky Mountains to present-day Cherokee in North Carolina. For centuries, the Cherokee used the trail for hunting the plentiful game that roamed the Little Pigeon riverbanks coursing through the mountains and valley.

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The Joy of Photographing the Smokies

The Joy of Photographing the Smokies 1000 667 Smoky Vistas

The golden light of a Cades Cove morning. The crisp, clear water of a rushing Tennessee river. The sun setting in pastel hues over the rhythmic ridges of the Appalachians. These are the things that bring me back time and time again to photograph in the Smoky Mountains.

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The Smoky Mountain Children’s Home: 100 Years of Service

The Smoky Mountain Children’s Home: 100 Years of Service 883 485 Smoky Vistas

Our team at Smoky Vistas is proud to announce its support for the important and life-changing work of the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home.

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