Lake Santeetlah in the FallFall or Autumn – whatever you like to call it, Lake Santeetlah is ready to welcome you with cooler weather, brighter colors, and awesome adventures. Leaf peepers, hikers, bikers, fishermen and travelers come to the Smoky Mountains from all over the world to experience the unforgettable foliage and cozy charm of our Appalachian town. With a wide variety of activities, the hardest part of planning your trip will be deciding whether to join us for a weekend or a week! The biking and hiking season is in full swing, and scenic drives are a must on the agenda. Dream up your perfect day in the Smoky Mountains and plan your getaway today.