What NOT to Do When You Visit Cades Cove in TN

5 Things a Local Wants You to Know 

Cades Cove is a popular destination in the Smoky Mountains 

But it's important you know what to avoid when you visit! 

Guests get dangerously close to the bears and other wildlife. Keep your distance 

Don't bother the wildlife 


Everyone wants to explore the Cove at their own pace, but be mindful of others 

Don't block the road 


Learn the difficulty of the trails and bike loop. Accidents happen, be safe 

Don't overestimate 


It's unlawful to take anything from the national park - even a flower or a rock! 

Don't take souvenirs 


You may want to get out of the car and explore. Flip flops are not a good idea 

Don't wear bad shoes  


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