Maryville is located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It has a small town atmosphere. Visit canyons, vivid wildflower gardens and cold, clear plunge pools. Scout award-winning state parks and natural areas, the Appalachian Trail and the rich heritage of the beloved Smokies. Discover the world of nature from wildlife areas to impressive greenways. Explore the mighty Mississippi River. Peek at Mt. LeConte and other panoramic vistas. Play all day in the lakes and rivers. Try flatwater canoeing on the Caney Fork, or paddle rushing rivers. Parks, cabins and nature resorts provide endless choices for camping fun.