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Title:
Adventure guide to the Great Smoky Mountains
Author:
Howard, Blair.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Edison, N.J. : Hunter, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
339 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 1996.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781556509056
Format :
Book

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Summary

The Great Smoky Mountains incorporate the highest mountains in the entire Appalachian system. They offer scenic beauty and an abundance of opportunities for outdoor recreation. This adventure guide to the area discusses hiking in the Chattahoochee National Forest, rafting down the rivers, going shopping for crafts, boating, fishing, horse riding, and whitewater sports. Each section of the book provides useful tips, as well as background on key cities, parks and forests. There is information on camping and accommodation, together with maps and photographs.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Nature Of Adventurep. 2
Geographyp. 3
Flora and Faunap. 6
The Peoplep. 12
Historyp. 13
Climatep. 15
Basicsp. 17
Getting Aroundp. 17
Safetyp. 21
Adventuresp. 27
Campingp. 27
Cavingp. 32
Fall Colorp. 33
Spring Wildflowersp. 34
Snow Skiingp. 34
Hikingp. 34
Mountain Bikingp. 37
Bird Watchingp. 38
Huntingp. 38
Horseback Ridingp. 38
Rock Climbingp. 40
Glidingp. 40
Watersportsp. 41
Shoppingp. 45
Antiquingp. 45
Craft Huntingp. 45
Southeastern Tennesseep. 45
Historyp. 45
Sightseeingp. 47
Chattanoogap. 47
Ocoeep. 59
Fort Loudoun State Historic Parkp. 60
The Lost Seap. 60
Red Clay State Historic Areap. 61
Adventuresp. 62
Boatingp. 62
Canoeing Trailsp. 65
Campingp. 67
Fall and Spring Colors, Scenic Drivesp. 67
Fishingp. 69
Hang-Glidingp. 73
Hikingp. 74
Whitewater Sportsp. 83
Shoppingp. 84
Chattanoogap. 84
Clevelandp. 85
Upper East Tennesseep. 87
Getting Aroundp. 87
Sightseeingp. 87
Cherokee National Forestp. 87
Elizabethtonp. 89
Erwinp. 90
Gatlinburgp. 91
Great Smoky Mountains National Parkp. 93
Greenevillep. 103
Jonesboroughp. 105
Knoxvillep. 105
Morristownp. 107
Rugbyp. 109
Seviervillep. 109
Townsendp. 110
Tri-Citiesp. 111
Roan Mountainp. 116
Adventuresp. 117
Antiquingp. 117
Boating and Canoeingp. 117
Campingp. 119
Craft Huntingp. 120
Fishingp. 121
Hikingp. 125
Off-Road Ridingp. 134
Snow Skiingp. 135
Northwestern North Carolinap. 137
Historyp. 137
Getting Herep. 138
Getting Aroundp. 139
Sightseeingp. 139
Ashevillep. 139
Black Mountainp. 143
Blowing Rockp. 144
Blue Ridge Parkwayp. 145
Boonep. 150
Hot Springsp. 151
Jeffersonp. 152
Linvillep. 153
Linville Fallsp. 154
Marshallp. 155
Pisgah National Forestp. 155
Spartap. 157
Spruce Pinep. 158
Adventuresp. 158
Pisgah National Forestp. 158
Boating and Canoeingp. 162
Craft Hunting and Fairsp. 165
Fishingp. 167
Rock Climbingp. 168
Hikingp. 169
Mountain Bikingp. 172
Horseback Ridingp. 174
Llama Trekkingp. 178
Snow Skiingp. 179
Shoppingp. 182
Southwestern North Carolinap. 187
Historyp. 187
Getting Herep. 189
Getting Aroundp. 190
Sightseeingp. 190
Brevardp. 190
Bryson Cityp. 192
Cherokeep. 193
Cullowheep. 196
Flat Rockp. 197
Fontana Dam and Fontana Village Resortp. 198
Franklinp. 198
Wayah Baldp. 202
Hendersonvillep. 202
Highlandsp. 203
Murphyp. 204
Nantahala National Forestp. 206
Adventuresp. 215
Boatingp. 215
Campingp. 217
Craft Hunting and Fairsp. 218
Fishingp. 219
Rock Climbingp. 220
Hikingp. 220
Snow Skiingp. 226
Whitewater Raftingp. 227
Shoppingp. 227
Brevardp. 228
Dillsborop. 228
Hendersonvillep. 229
Highlandsp. 230
Waynesvillep. 230
Northern Georgiap. 233
Getting Herep. 234
Sightseeingp. 236
Amicalola Falls State Parkp. 236
Black Rock Mountain State Parkp. 237
Blue Ridgep. 238
Cloudland Canyon State Parkp. 238
Chattahoochee National Forestp. 239
Chief Vann House State Historic Sitep. 250
Dahlonega Gold Museum and Historic Sitep. 250
Fort Mountain State Parkp. 251
Hart State Parkp. 252
Helenp. 253
James H. "Sloppy" Floyd State Parkp. 253
Lake Chatugep. 254
Moccasin Creek State Parkp. 254
New Echota State Historic Sitep. 255
Rabun Gapp. 256
Red Top Mountain State Parkp. 256
Tallulah Falls and Gorgep. 257
Traveler's Rest State Historic Sitep. 258
Tugaloo State Parkp. 258
Unicoi State Parkp. 259
Victoria Bryant State Parkp. 259
Vogel State Parkp. 260
Adventuresp. 261
Boatingp. 261
Campingp. 263
Canoeingp. 263
Craft Hunting and Fairsp. 264
Fishingp. 266
Hikingp. 269
Shoppingp. 274
Camping Directoryp. 275
Wilderness Campingp. 275
State Park Campingp. 292
Commercial Campingp. 305
Accommodations Directoryp. 321
Southeastern Tennesseep. 321
Upper East Tennesseep. 322
Northwestern North Carolinap. 323
Southwestern North Carolinap. 324
Northern Georgiap. 325
Information Directoryp. 327
Fish and Wildlife Agenciesp. 327
Blue Ridge Parkwayp. 327
Fishingp. 327
Great Smoky Mountains National Parkp. 328
Cherokee National Forestp. 328
Pisgah National Forestp. 329
Nantahala National Forestp. 329
Chattahoochee National Forestp. 330
Rivers and Lakesp. 331
Whitewater Outfitters and Adventuresp. 331