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<em>Smoky Mountain Magic</em>

Smoky Mountain Magic

SMOKY MOUNTAIN MAGIC--Horace Kephart's fictional adventure set in the Deep Creek watershed, Cherokee Indian Reservation, and Bryson City in the summer of 1925. Written in 1929 and never before published. The original manuscript was passed down for 3 generations recently surfaced during the park's 75th anniversary celebration. "What better topic than a journey into a forbidden realm, complete with witches, robber barons, noble savages and a winsome lady, all wrapped in a cloak of mystery and myth?" asks reviewer Gary Carden. Kephart is featured in Ken Burn's PBS series on our national parks. He is the author of "Our Southern Highlanders", "Cherokees of the Smokies", and "Camping and Woodcraft". Available in hardcover and softcover. Read More >


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Appalachian Trail

  • Hike the Appalachian Trail in the Smokies Map

    This brand new guide details all 72.4 miles of the Appalachian Trail through Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Published by GSMA, the folder includes a large scale (34" long!) full-color topo map of the Smokies AT, complemented by a 32" long trail profile chart. A narrative describes landmarks along the way. Also included are photos of all 12 camping shelters and information on facilities and regulations. Folds down to handy pocket size (4" x 8 1/2").

  • Appalachian Trail Poster Strip Map

    We can all dream.  This foldout map shows the entire Appalachian Trail, or AT as they call it.

  • Appalachian Trail Sticker

    This 4 1/2 inch sticker includes an image of the famous "AT" blaze and reads "Appalachian Trail, A footpath for those who seek fellowship with the Wilderness." Great for car or home.

Appalachian Trail at Low Gap

Appalachian Trail at Low Gap

To learn about Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiking, click here.

Speed and endurance hikers by Davis Soehn

Speed and endurance hikers by Davis Soehn