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Walker Sisters Place

Metcalf Bottoms Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Spring in the Valley Walking Tour in Tennessee
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Metcalf Bottoms Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can start your hike from Metcalf Bottoms Picnic area or drive up a very narrow gravel road and hike in from Greenbrier School. The hike does have hills. It is on a gravel road but no vehicle traffic beyond the school.

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 1 week ago

You do have to hike to this place from the Little Greenbrier School. A fairly easy quiet hike. Not many people on the trail. You get an inside look how they lived. Feel free to explore, but respect the place. There isnt anyone there to...More

Thank Like_T0_Travel65
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Round trip is just a little over 2 miles if you start at the schoolhouse. Road to schoolhouse is narrow so use caution. Be sure to read up on the Walker family history. Makes the area come to life.

Thank Stephanie_B1964
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Today we parked at the Little Greenbrier School and walked the 1.1 miles to the home place. We walked down a graveled road through the woods then crossed a creek on a foot bridge before walking the remainder of the way to the home. The...More

Thank BamaGal83
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We started this hike at the Little Greenbrier trailhead which you access through the Metcalf Bottoms Picnic area. After crossing the one lane bridge continue down the road to the edge of the park and you'll find the trailhead. There's parking for maybe 6-8 cars...More

1  Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We took a hike our to the Walker Sisters Cabin. Go to Metcalf Bottoms Picnic area and drive up to the Little Greenbrier School. The "trail"/road is a very easy walk 1.1 miles to the Walker Cabin. The spring house is dry but neat to...More

Thank RachelEJohnson
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The trip is at least half way uphill but a very manageable one. The road is a gravel one and the length is 1.6 one way. After the first half mile you will see the Greenbrier school and cemetary. Then you will take the gated...More

Thank bscott63
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a nice place to visit during our hike. Easy hike to get there. We even saw a bear along the way. Very nice piece of history.

Thank Rodney T
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

2 mile hike with my senior citizen parents. It's level for the most part but does have a few short hills. Just take your time, take pictures, drink water and don't be in a hurry. It's a nice slow hike but very scenic. The homepage...More

3  Thank rozzu
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We hiked from Metcalf Bottoms as the one lane gravel road was too scary for us to chance. We got an early start and were rewarded with having the place to ourselves. What a wonderful piece of history.

2  Thank Lynn60
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