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Smoky Mountains

The GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS Establshed in 1938 . =n NATIONAL PARK = In this forest that straddles the North Carolina and Tennessee state lines, visitors encounter row after row of amazing views and remnants of the Southern Appalachian way of life. THE SOUTHERN SIXERS DETAIL This refers to mountain peaks in North Carolina and Tennessee with heights of at least 6,000 feet. Most of them are found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. MILES Cherokee National Forest Pigeon Forge Maryville National Park Information Centere Gatlinburg Old Black 6,370 ft. HIGHEST PEAKS 2 Mount Guyot 6,621 ft. 7 Luftee Knob 6,234 ft. 321 Mount e Conte 6,593 ft. Sugarlands Visitor Center 441 3 Oconaluftee Visitor Center Codes Cove • Visitor Center Mount Buckley 6,580 ft. 6Mount Love O.0 6,420 ft. Pisgah National Forest TENNESSEE (244,000 acres) Clingmans Dome NORTH CAROLINA (276,000 acres) Maggie Valley 6,643 ft. Cherokee Indian Reservation Blue Mountian Parkway GRSM Waynesville Cherokee Fontana Dam Fontana Village Bryson City 74 Appalachian Trail Nantahala National Forest There are 16 mountains in the park that reach elevations higher than 6,000 feet. HOW HIGH IS 6,000 FEET, As high 4 as... 20 8. STATUES OF LIBERTY EMPIRE STATE BUILDINGS GOLDEN GATE BRIDGES 306 ft. 746 ft. 1,250 ft. JUST THE FACTS Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the few national parks that doesn't charge an admission fee. HIGHEST MOUNTAINS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI 6,684 ft. A 70-mile stretch of the 2,178-mile Appalachian Trail winds through the park. 6,647 ft. 6,643 ft. Check out these waterfalls: Abrams Falls, Grotto Falls, Hen Wallow Falls, Indian Creek/Toms Branch Falls, Juney Whank Falls and Laurel Falls. In the EAST The GRSM is the MOUNT MITCHELL, CRAIG, MOUNT CLINGMANS DOME TN most popular national park, with up to The park has 1,500 species of wildflowers - more 10 than any national park. million annual visits. BUSIEST MONTH SLOWEST MONTH JULY JAN. 1.2 million visitors 320,000 There are more than 2,115 miles of fishing streams and rivers (a Tennessee or North Carolina fishing license is required). Out WEST The Grand Canyon National Park gets about 5. Designated an International Biosphere Reserve, the park is home to 4,000 plant species, 140 tree species and 1,600 black bears. million visitors annually - half of GRSM's total. There are 78 historic structures in the park. More than 13,000 members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians live within the 56,000-acre Qualla Boundary. Approximately 550 miles of the hiking trails are open to horses. Riders may camp in the 5 horse Dogs on leashes are allowed on 2 trails - Gatlinburg Trail and Oconaluftee River Trail. camps. Sources: O: HomeAway http://www.nps.gov/grsm/index.htm http://www.americasroof.com/6000 shtml http://www.escapetothesmokies.com/press-releases/75-amazing-facts-about-great-smoky-mountains-national-park.html let's stay together"

Smoky Mountains

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My client, HomeAway.com, wanted to do a series of infographics on National Parks and asked that I do this one on the Smoky Mountains. I did the research, writing, design and illustrations. It was used...

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