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Townsend is a city in Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. The population was 244 at the 2000 census and 448 at the 2010 census. For thousands of years a site of Native American occupation by varying cultures, Townsend is one of three "gateways" to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It has several museums and attractions relating to the natural and human history of the Great Smokies. Wikipedia


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Foothills Parkway Tour by Open-Air Jeep

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Townsend, Gatlinburg

Travel down Wears Valley Road, through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, through Townsend, and then the newest section of Foothills Parkway. Your first stop is along the Little River Gorge in the GSMNP. You will also stop in Townsend to take in a bit of park information and an opportunity to shop for souvenirs. Next, you will make your way to the Foothills Parkway (also in the GSMNP) where you will stop at one or two scenic overlooks for panoramic photo opportunities and to see some of the highest mountains in the Smokies. During the tour, your guide will share natural interpretive information about Flora, Fauna, Geology, and history of the area. The tour then returns to Pigeon Forge for an exciting and exclusive off-road trail on private land.

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