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Alum Cave Bluffs Trail

Gatlinburg, TN

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Mt Le Conte via the Alum Cave Bluffs Trail is a 11 mile out and back trail located near Gatlinburg, Tennessee that features a river, concave cliff. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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House Mountain
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The trail is starting to fall in places and it makes it difficult. I should also mention that I am NOT a hiker and so this was difficult for me. The top is lovely though!

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Virgin Falls Trail
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Mossy Ridge Trail
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Appalachian Trail: Dennis Cove to Laurel Fork Gorge
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We hiked this trail with our children, ages 9 and 4. We started at the Dennis Cove AT Trailhead and found the overall experience to be wonderful! We found entering the left hand (of the 4 entrances) was the correct one after speaking with several other hikers. The trail was shady and offered plenty of spots for us to hike down and see the water and to climb up and see the mountains. The trail was mostly easy to follow, and an enjoyable hike until it was time to start down towards the falls. The hike down to the falls just needs to be taken slowly and carefully. Once down to the falls, we took a long water break while enjoying the sounds and sights of the waterfall, and then played in the chilly water for a bit before beginning our ascent to the top. We will definitely be back here for another day hike.

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Upstream Trail - Rock Island State Park
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

Absolutely beautiful! Nice trails and awesome falls. Beach is really nice too. Will def go again!

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Virgin Falls Trail
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

Nice hike but some difficult spots. The length is tough if your not prepared.

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Greeter Falls Loop / Greeter Trail
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

Nice trails and great swimming spots. Will def go back.

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Benton Falls Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great for a family hike with kids. There is also a nice lake beach

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Chimney Tops Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great trek. Even more so if you plan on doing it with the right people. Make sure you pack some water, because the second phase is steep and full of stairs. We managed the ascent in just under 2 hours, the descent in 2.5, but mainly because on the way down we explored up the creeks which you can access from the bridges you'll pass over. This was my first time here, but will not be my last.

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Old Sugarlands Trail
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13 Completed 1 Reviews

If you enjoy history... Pre park history.. There is a lot to see. There were homes and a clock tower and a bridge and lives lived along this trail before it was a trail. My spouse and I loved the walk, finding tree trunks that have been marked by bears, eggs laid by ? Snakes we think. Old homestead remains.

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