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Alum Cave Bluffs Trail

Gatlinburg, TN

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Walking

Alum Cave Bluffs Trail is a 10.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gatlinburg, TN that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible from November until November.

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Recent Reviews

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Athens Regional Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

It was amazing and the scenery is beautiful

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Prater Place Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

A nice trail that was easy to follow, but very few blazes and most are just red plastic ribbons. We saw lots of evidence of wild hogs and actually saw a group of about 6. The side trail to the cave is not marked, but you turn right at the first directional sign indicating Prater Place is to the left. Also a sign there starting there is no camping.

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Mossy Ridge Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice trail with just enough inclines to get a good workout. I did take a wrong turn at one point and got off track but I found my way back fairly easy. Also, there are plenty of benches for those who need a rest.

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Fiery Gizzard Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Awesome. Like something from the Pacific Northwest.

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Alum Cave Bluffs Trail
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

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Rattlesnake Ridge Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Great

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Short Springs State Natural Area Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

gorgeous hike. I went first time by myself and spent 2 hrs with my camera. I had to take my husband back second time. we did the Busby and machine falls trails. even checked out the top of the falls. Adams falls is closed so stay off the orange trail. machine falls is the white trail and Busby falls is blue. both are moderate. enjoy!!

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Burgess Falls Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

this trail and waterfall are both amazing

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Cummins Falls Trail
by Kathy Krant

2 Completed 4 Reviews

The info posted above is totally inaccurate. This is a very rugged trail, not suitable for small children and dangerous for swimming. This info is posted at the park entrance so I can't believe the crowds of people who come unprepared for hiking with small children and babies! There are several points you have to cross rushing water to get to the falls. Also, it has become a party hangout for teens so the rangers have to do bag checks! For family outing go to Fall Creek Falls

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Cummins Falls Trail
by Kathy Krant

2 Completed 4 Reviews