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Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail

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Great family nature trail

We enjoyed the half mile round trip trail. Not very busy when we went which made for a very... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Byron Center, Michigan
My favorite hike

My favorite was the hike to cataract falls by visitor center! Quite, not crowded and flat. Easy... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Rhonda C
Centreville, Virginia
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All reviews easy walk visitor center starts right all ages nice walk paved walk half mile small waterfall sugarlands stream trail benches ada trees wheel hiking spots
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great trail if you can find a parking spot at the visitor center. One will be available before 9:30 AM. After that .....?

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KenFromIllinois
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We enjoyed the half mile round trip trail. Not very busy when we went which made for a very peaceful walk in the woods.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TimbersHouse
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My favorite was the hike to cataract falls by visitor center! Quite, not crowded and flat. Easy, not too long. So pretty too. My kids climbed up next to the falls for pics. Not many people there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 7 July 2018

It was a very easy walk in nature around sugar land visitor center. Would recommend to anyone not wanting to do a big climb.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Il60076
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This was one of the two trails in the park that allow dogs. It was about two miles into Gatlinburg. It was fairly flat and along a river, with nice views. You do have to walk down a road for a bit, which is confusing,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank samanthajfindlay
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I recently walked the Sugarland Valley Nature Trail to see if it would be assessible for my oldest sister with mobility issues. It is a flat, paved trail. It is not only good for people with mobility issues but for a small child on their...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This trial is very easy to walk. Paved! Great trail for anyone in power chair/wheel chairs. Beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nichole M
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A flat, paved 1/2 mile trail right near the sugarland entrance. Good for people with wheel chairs. Nice views of the river.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Teakwo23
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We hiked the OLD sugarland trail, that is NOT paved. We did about 4 miles of it, believe it is 10 if you do the whole thing. The first mile goes all along the water, beautiful views. Trail was rated as 'moderate'. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank S1892CYamandas
Reviewed 14 November 2017

If you would like a morning stroll or jog from the edge of Gatlinburg to the Sugarlands Visitors Center, this trail is for you. The path is level, fairly short, and uncrowded. While most of the scenery is very pleasant, you do come across a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Lancealot13
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8 July 2018|
Response from S1892CYamandas | Reviewed this property |
This trail goes along a pretty stream for a good portion
19 June 2015|
Response from Janet W |
Dogs are allowed on only 2 trails in the national park... The Gatlinburg Trail The Oconaluftee River Trail Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 ft. and be sure to clean up after your pet.