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                                 Directions: Take
Harmon Den Exit off
I~40 near the NC/
TN state line. Head
northeast on FR
148 ~Cold Springs
Road~ about 3
miles to Harmon Den
parking area on the
left. Parking for trailers is also available at lower junction of FR 148 and 3526.
Milepost 418.8: Graveyard Fields
A short downhill hike (partly paved) leads to one of three waterfalls. A popular hiking destination, Graveyard Fields morphs into a wild blueberry field calling people from afar due to its sweeping views and ripening patch in late summer and fall, so bring your buckets.
This section of trails includes some of the most spectacular
mountains and balds in the Southern Appalachians, including Black Balsam Knob, Sam Knob, and Tennent Mountain. These treeless mountaintops draw alpine appearance.
cave on the mountain, where a walk rock summit is worth every step.
Milepost 431: Richland Balsam Overlook The highest point on the entire Parkway at 6,053 feet, the Richland Balsam overlook also offers a beautiful 1.5-mile self-guided loop trail.
Milepost 451.2: Waterrock Knob Waterrock Knob Visitor Center sits at nearly 6,000 feet and offers exhibits, book sales,restroomsanda1.2 mile roundtrip trail leading to the summit of Waterrock Knob for an almost 360 degree view of the Smoky Mountains.
 Milepost 420: Black Balsam Knob
 Milepost 422.4: Devil’s Courthouse According to Cherokee folklore, the devil holds court in a
to the bare

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