Parika Lake (11,360') is located 5.6 miles from Bowen-Baker Trailhead in the Never Summer Wilderness. This small but scenic lake is ringed by tiered alpine meadows under Parika Peak (12,394') and Fairview Mt (12,246&...
The Tuhare Lakes are located 5.6 miles from Tigiwon Road in the Holy Cross Wilderness. The upper lake occupies a massive cirque carved from the Holy Cross Ridge, and the lower lake is 275' below in a high alpine terrace. Upper Tuhare Lake (12,3... Read More
Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the North Carolina - Tennessee border. Major access points are located 45 miles south of Knoxville, TN, 65 miles east of Asheville, NC, and 160 miles north of Atlanta, GA. It'... Read More