Cades Cove is an 11 mile one-way
road in a relatively flat valley between the mountains at the west end of the
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are at least seven cabins on this 11
mile loop which includes one of the oldest working mills in the United
There's a Baptist and a Methodist
Church that were established around 1827. One of the oldest log cabins in Cades
Cove was built in the early 1820s by John Oliver.
The population of Cades Cove went
from just a few in 1821 to over 685 by 1850 There is an abundance of wildlife
including deer, bear and wild turkeys.
to start the tour.
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