The Smoky Mountains Book One takes the reader on an adventure exploring park trails and wilderness within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Written by avid hiker and local mountain historian Mike Maples. Book One covers mostly the northern section of the park, from the Sugarland Visitor Center to Cosby. A hiking guide and history book of those whom once called the Smokies their home. Book One contains historical information, maps, old and new photos, along with passed-down old mountain folks stories. A must-have hiking guide for those who love to explore the backwoods of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.