The Cataloochee Valley In North Carolina Is One Of The Most Remote Parts Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park saw over 12 million visitors in 2020; that’s almost four times the attendance recorded in America’s number two ranked national park (Yellowstone). Even still, in spite of the scores of people who visit each year, there still remains a very remote area within the park that’s relatively untouched by man.

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Whatever you do in the Cataloochee Valley, you’re sure to add this remote spot in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to your list of favorite spots to return to again and again in the Tar Heel State.

For more ways to enjoy the Cataloochee Valley, take this trail hike to a remote church found in the woods, and set aside some time to sit and watch the elk in the valley!

Address: Cataloochee, NC 28785, USA