Hit the trail for a stroll on a quiet walkway, an overnight trek or something in between. Take a short driving tour through forest types found from Georgia to Maine. Observe a black bear and her cubs ambling through a field, then watch a 19th-century water-powered grist mill in action. With our trip planning guides, it's easy to create your own Smoky Mountain adventure from the endless array of recreational activities are available here, from fishing for wild native brook trout to hiking one of the Smokies’ 150 challenging trails. Wildlife watching, exploring historic buildings, auto touring, wildflower photography, horseback riding, bicycling, camping or even just settling in to watch a sunset—all these are wonderful ways to spend time in these enchanting mountains.