Top Adventures in Townsend

Drive the Foothills Parkway National Scenic Byway

5.0

Hike Rich Mountain Loop

8.5 mi / 1736 ft gain

Hike to Rocky Top

5.0
12.8 mi / 3500 ft gain

Backpack to Spence Field

13.8 mi / 3100 ft gain

Hike to Abrams Falls

4.8
5 mi / 625 ft gain

Bike Cade's Cove Loop

4.9
10.5 mi
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Tours

Explorer Chick

Women’s Smoky Mountain Hiking and Glamping

$1,199/person - 4 days

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Townsend, Tennessee

Cades Cove Campground

Blount County, Tennessee

Cades Cove Group

Townsend, Tennessee

Anthony Creek Horse Camp

Tallassee, Tennessee

Abram's Creek Campground

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Pavilion

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