Join the largest community of outdoor enthusiasts.

Get Started

Upgrade to Pro

Unlimited access to National Geographic TOPO! & Trails Illustrated Maps

Learn More »

Best Trails

Mt Le Conte via the Alum Cave Bluffs Trail

Gatlinburg, TN

Hiking
+

More Activities

Walking

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.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

Picture?width=50&height=50

Turtletown Falls Trail
by

1 Completed 0 Reviews

Great trail, beautiful even before getting to the falls. Lots of wonders all along the way to marvel at. It is a long hike around the loop - near 5 miles - and the upper path is definitely more strenuous. We went out the lower trail and came back the upper and it was a lot of uphill coming back.

Thanks to another reviewer for the direction hint. Put 1234 Farner Road into your gps and the forestry dirt road is directly across from it to the left. Drive in (quite far) and park at the turn-around at the base of the trail.

Picture?width=50&height=50

Mount Cammerer via Low Gap
by

7 Completed 3 Reviews

Great hike! Uphill for 6 miles, and then down hill for 6 miles. At least the middle 4 miles was snow covered, with opportunities for "ankle turning" if you do not pay attention to foot placement. The view at the top was incredible! When you get to the App. Trail portion (take left), that portion you feel like you are at the top but it is still almost 1 hour across to the Fire Tower. We saw no animals at all, not even a squirrel!

Picture?width=50&height=50

Chimney Tops Trail
by

1 Completed 1 Reviews

hiked this for the first time since they restored it (completed 12-12-14) to see what it was like. I counted 417 stairs, and missed at least 100 earlier on the trail. they did a good job restoring it, but it didn't change the difficulty level for me. also, the stairs were very slick with ice and snow, actually had to hike on the side of the trail for a majority of the trail. forgot my poles, I would highly suggest not forgetting trekking poles, lol

Picture?width=50&height=50

Honey Creek Loop
by

8 Completed 1 Reviews

Unbelievable hike! Highly recommend but allow plenty of time. This hike is quite strenuous and you should plan on getting your feet wet in more than one area. Multiple waterfalls, boulder formations, hemlocks, river views. Allow at least 4-5 hours. It is a slow hike but so worth every bit of it. Definitely a new favorite. Cannot rank this one high enough. We are already planning the next trip there.

Person_placeholder

Conasauga River Trail
by

4 Completed 7 Reviews

Easy flat hiking. Pretty river.

Person_placeholder

Conasauga River Trail
by

4 Completed 7 Reviews

Easy flat hiking. Pretty river.

Person_placeholder

Conasauga River Trail
by

4 Completed 7 Reviews

Easy flat hiking. Pretty river.

Person_placeholder

Conasauga River Trail
by

4 Completed 7 Reviews

Easy flat hiking. Pretty river.

Person_placeholder

Conasauga River Trail
by

4 Completed 7 Reviews

Easy flat hiking. Pretty river.

Icon_b2ec027889480963db36e8cd3886d282

Cades Cove
by

15 Completed 18 Reviews

Biked the loop on a Saturday before 10am there were no vehicles allowed and it was awesome. They also do not allow vehicles on a certain morning during the week not sure what day. There also a primitive road the comes out in North Carolina that's pretty cool. A lot of preserved history in this park.

Support