The Great Smoky Mountains incorporate the highest mountains in the entire Appalachian system. They offer scenic beauty and an abundance of opportunities for outdoor recreation. This adventure guide to the area discusses hiking in the Chattahoochee National Forest, rafting down the rivers, going shopping for crafts, boating, fishing, horse riding, and whitewater sports. Each section of the book provides useful tips, as well as background on key cities, parks and forests. There is information on camping and accommodation, together with maps and photographs.