I visited yesterday with my 4 month old son it was beautiful,clean,lots of places to grill. There's tons of parking space,there were also restrooms. Right behind the picnic area is a trail that leads to the river. The river was nice and cold, but there were flies that bite so we didn't stay long.
We stopped off here to eat lunch in the shade and take a break from all the hiking. It was a nice little place with a beautiful stream. Also has a bathroom:)
My 3 grandchildren loved walking in the creek on the Bottoms. We picnicked & made the most precious memories with my 85 y/o mother! Priceless
This is a lovely spot, to picnic, wade, catch crawfish, and just enjoy a beautiful day. Water's cold, even in the summer! And this part of the park doesn't get as many visitors, I don't think. Bring water shoes! Also, make sure everyone stays away from the green plants that grow on the side of the river - plenty of... 更多
A creek and a grill; who needs anything else. Metcalf Bottoms is located on river road, about 1/2 way between Gatlinburg and Townsend. It's accessible from Wears Valley as well. The picnic area is large; with parking on both sides of the road. The creek here isn't as deep as it is in other areas, but it's wider. And, it's... 更多
We met my family here for a picnic (we were visiting from FL and they are in Knoxville). We chose a table on the east side along the river. We waded in the water (the kids swam) which was very refreshing on a hot day. Aqua socks are highly recommended as there are rocks and you need the grip. There... 更多
After driving through this area on the way to Elkmont, we promised our boys we would get a picnic lunch the next day and come back. We arrived pretty early on a weekday and easily snagged a picnic table next to the river. The kids spent hours splashing in the water, only taking a break to eat. The water is... 更多