The Cades Cove Story
This bestselling book by A. Randolph Shields. Mr. Shields tells the fascinating story of this beautiful, lively, mountain community. Learn about homelife, religion, country stores, agriculture, and education in the cove. Delightful historic photographs. Softcover, 116 pages, 9" x 6".
Cades Cove Self-Guiding Booklet
This handy booklet is keyed to numbered posts along the 11-mile Cades Cove Loop Road. Filled with lots of information on wildlife and Cades Cove history. Illustrated with color and historic black and white photographs. Written by Carson Brewer. 32 pages.
Cades Cove: The Dream of the Smoky Mountains
If you like Cades Cove, you'll adore this book! It features the prose of Rose Houk (Exploring the Smokies, The Walker Sisters of Little Greenbrier) and nearly 100 incredible color photographs by photographer extraordinaire Bill Lea. Topics covered include American Indians in the cove, wildlife, geology, wildflowers, settlement, and community life. Also included is an excellent map and special sections on Bear #287 (the real "Troublesome Cub"), Becky Cable, and the Civil War in the Cove. 9" x 11" and 72 pages.
Cades Cove is the most popular area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
27 miles from Gatlinburg, 57 miles from Cherokee, 9 miles from Townsend
John Oliver Cabin by Andy Koons
Settled in 1818-1821 by the first non-Indians
- Abrams Falls Via Abrams Falls Trail
- Ace Gap Trail
- Gregory Bald Trail
- Gregory Bald Trail Via Gregory Ridge Trail
- Hannah Mountain Trail
- Rabbit Creek Trail
- Rich Mountain Loop Hike
- Spence Field/Russell Field Loop
- Cades Cove Self-Guiding Nature Trail