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    Great Smoky Mountain National Park

    Just curious if anyone hang in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park? If so, which campsite(s) were your favorite to hang at?

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    The Park had a tremendous storm over the 4th of July,,here is a list of campsites and roads that are still closed either by the storm damage or bears.
    http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm

    I haven't found many campsites I didn't like. Not sure of the water situation so maybe you might plan, if your backpacking up the creeks and hanging where you know there is water.

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    Double Island is my favorite hang spot in Great Smoky Mtn NP:
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery...earchid=166236
    ....so far
    It's campsite 73:
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery...earchid=166236

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    Quote Originally Posted by MedicineMan View Post
    Double Island is my favorite hang spot in Great Smoky Mtn NP:
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery...earchid=166236
    ....so far
    It's campsite 73:
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery...earchid=166236
    that is where Hamhocker and I need to camp at
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    Ewker its good for two hangers easy, more if willing to bush it a bit. Wait till water is up and paddle almost to the trees.

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    I enjoy the sites out on Deep Creek Trail and Nolan Divide - sites 53, 54, 55 & 61 were all pretty nice (if you enjoy the trail less traveled). Take note though, 61 was on alert earlier this year.
    We all know of the original "Walk off the war" thru-hike - but, check out these guys, they're helping folks 'walk off the war' today -
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    Anyone ever hang at Mt. Sterling? May do a trip up there when I get my tarp.

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    I'd bet Sgt Rock has hung at Sterling, the BMT goes by there.

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    ill be at 53 AND 55 in less then 3 months! cant wait

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    Quote Originally Posted by engine386 View Post
    ill be at 53 AND 55 in less then 3 months! cant wait
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