Mountain Time By: Daniel Rush PRES 111 Professor Hala Thompson
Introduction I thoroughlyenjoyspending time in the mountains. There are somanydifferentthings to do. This presentationfocuses on the North Carolina and Tennessee mountains.
The Parkways Enjoy the hikingtrailswhichwillgiveyou a close-up look at the beautifulcountryside. Set up camp in one of the 9 campsites. Have fun fishing and taking in the views.
The CataloocheeValley This area is best known for the Elk Visit in September for the greatopportunities to see the Elk. It isalsovery possible to seedeer, black bears, wildturkeys, and redwolves.
Cades Cove 11-mile auto tour wherespottingbear, wildturkey, redwolves, and coyotes are a thrill. Walkingtrails to experience the lives of the earlysettlers, by exploring the historic buildings and a workinggristmill. October shows off the fallcolorsthroughout the tour.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee Shopping in Gatlinburgcanbe an all dayevent, with over 400 shops and 5 malls in downtown. The family attractions willentertain all agesfrom: (just to name a few) Unique museums Miniature golf courses Motion simulators Go-Karts DifferentRipley’sevents
OutdoorAdventures in Gatlinburg Thesemountainsofferwhitewaterrapids, hikingtrails, fishing in miles of streams, excitingziplines, and horsebackriding. Camping is a greatway to experienceeverything first hand
RoaringForkMotor Nature Trail Located in Gatlinburg, TN 6-mile loop of one-way road. The sound of roaring water canbeheardthroughout the trail.
Conclusion Finding new spots to explore issomethingthat I look forward to but revisitingthesegreatoldiesalwaysoffers up some new excitement . It isnever the sametwice.
References Blue Ridge Parkway. (n.d.). Retrieved August 31, 2011, from About the Parkway: http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/index.php Gatlinburg Tennessee. (n.d.). Retrieved August 31, 2011, from http://www.gatlinburg.com/default.asp National Park Service. (n.d.). Retrieved August 31, 2011, from Roaring Fork: http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/roaringfork.htm Smokies. (n.d.). Retrieved August 31, 2011, from Cades Cove: http://www.smokies.ws/cades-cove/index.html