Trailblazer | 1113 pts
This is a really easy hike along Cane Creek past lush valleys and forested ridges to the Buchanan Cemetery and park boundary. We really enjoyed this hike. It was peaceful and beautiful, very secluded, which was a welcome alternative to the more crowded trails and areas of the park. The trailhead is at Abrams Creek Ranger Station - the Cooper Road Trail starts at the rear of Abrams Creek Campground. The trail is wide; it looks like it was made for horses so you don’t have to walk single file you. You can actually walk next to your hiking partners and talk comfortably. The view was all a beautiful Smoky Mountain panoramic gift. The trails are pretty clearly marked and there are plenty of signs that direct you which way to go. This was a very peaceful, quiet, serene walk and if you have the chance to do some back country camping there are opportunities to do so.