Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains BY: Victoria."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains BY: Victoria
Location On the border of Tennessee and North Carolina
Activities Car camping Fishing Picnicking Horse back riding Bird watching Did you know that you can hike over 800 miles?
Plants & animals Don’t feed wild life Estimated 1,600 Black Bears Wildflowers Black Bears can weigh at least 250 pounds and live 12-15 years
Interesting Facts Did you know that the Appalachian Trail is about 69 miles long? The mountain got its name from the smoke like haze on it. Over 9 million people visit the mountain each year. It’s the most popular park. The smoky mountains formed 200 million years ago.
Land Features Mountains Forests Waterfalls Caves Lakes
Climate Mild winters and hot summers Temperatures can change 10-20 degrees as you change elevations
Conservation The at Smoky Mountains try to stop people from destroying Historical structures or artifacts.
History Birthday is May 22, 1926 The money to by the par came from the public. Has a rich culture
Credits nps.com enature.com llbean.com terragalleria.com Birthdays of national parks usparks.com scenic Wonders of America