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<em>Smoky Mountain Magic</em>

Smoky Mountain Magic

SMOKY MOUNTAIN MAGIC--Horace Kephart's fictional adventure set in the Deep Creek watershed, Cherokee Indian Reservation, and Bryson City in the summer of 1925. Written in 1929 and never before published. The original manuscript was passed down for 3 generations recently surfaced during the park's 75th anniversary celebration. "What better topic than a journey into a forbidden realm, complete with witches, robber barons, noble savages and a winsome lady, all wrapped in a cloak of mystery and myth?" asks reviewer Gary Carden. Kephart is featured in Ken Burn's PBS series on our national parks. He is the author of "Our Southern Highlanders", "Cherokees of the Smokies", and "Camping and Woodcraft". Available in hardcover and softcover. Read More >


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  • Cades Cove

    Cades Cove

    Location: Inside the park near the mid-point of the 11-mile, one-way Cades Cove Loop Road.

  • Oconaluftee


    Location: Inside the park, 2 miles north of Cherokee, NC, on US-441.

  • Sugarlands


    Location: Inside the park, 2 miles south of Gatlinburg on US-441.

  • Clingmans Dome

    Clingmans Dome

    Location: At the Clingmans Dome trailhead, 7 miles off US-441 on the Clingmans Dome Road.