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Brown Mountain is a 2,600-foot peak in the Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina and is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The mountain is famed for being the site of unexplained nighttime lights that, according to local legend, have been appearing there for more than 800 years. Observation of the lights is best done at night from different overlook locations off of the mountain. The mountain and surrounding area have many trails for those interested in daytime recreation.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee has over 850 miles of hiking trails. Visitors can find breathtaking waterfalls throughout the Smoky Mountains on almost every river and stream in the vast park. The environment is ideal for waterfalls, with its substantial elevation and 85 inches of precipitation each year.