North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountain National Park lies in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the southern extension of the great Appalachian chain. The chain covers a ridge of the Smoky Mountains sub-chain of the Blue Ridge in the western part of the state. Covering over 2k square km (around 700 square mi.), it has the distinction of being the most visited of the USA's National Parks. Get a bird's eye view of the great national treasure in this awesome video by contributor jdginnovative.