Sunday, March 24, 2013

Day hiking trail maps for Great Smoky Mts.

No one ever should hit the trail without a topo map. Here are topo maps for three day hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Trails are marked in yellow on the maps. Click each map or open it a new window for a larger, printable version.

National park road map (map courtesy of NPS):

Chimney Tops Trail near Gatlinburg, Tenn.:

Mingus Creek Trail segment near Blue Ridge Parkway:

Rainbow Falls Trail opening segment, Gatlinburg:

Rainbow Falls Trail middle segment:

Rainbow Falls Trail waterfalls segment:

Learn about other great national park day hiking trails in my Best Sights to See at America’s National Parks guidebook.