Heintooga & Balsam Mtn, Great Smoky Mountains

Heintooga & Balsam Mtn, Great Smoky Mountains

Heintooga
Heintooga & Balsam Mtn, Great Smoky Mountains

The less-crowded Heintooga picnic area and campground at Balsam Mountain is located off the Blue Ridge Parkway. And go "car hiking" on the 14-mile Heintooga-Round Bottom Road that starts at an altitude of 5,535 ft. and descends through the lush forest to Cherokee.