& the best time to see bears
Cades Cove is a must see in the Smoky Mountains
Before visiting, there are a few tips you should know...
You have a better chance of seeing bears in the mornings or evenings
Watch for bears
The picnic areas have a creek and shaded tables
Don't forget a picnic
The Loop closes at sundown, but camping is available with reservations
When traffic is busy, take one of the two shortcuts to avoid hours in traffic
Consider the shortcuts
The hike isn't for everyone, but the views won't disappoint
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