Wildsam Field Guides: Great Smoky Mountains


Wildsam Field Guides: Great Smoky Mountains guide will give visitors new and deeper ways of seeing the country's most-visited national park.

In this fresh look at America's most visited national park there's plenty to discover.

  • Our essential list of Smokies books, music and artists
  • Southern Appalachian dishes of note
  • Highlights from the park's diverse flora and fauna
  • Local Cherokee stories, past and present
  • Itineraries, trail recs and side trips
  • Viewing tips for wildlife from fireflies and butterflies to elk and bears
  • Interviews with park rangers, trolley drivers and thru-hikers
  • Fifteen base camps around the region, from rustic to high luxury
  • Intel from a fly fisherman and a rafting outfitter