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Mt Le Conte via the 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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Grotto Falls Trail
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Grotto Falls was amazing! The trail is a little rough at times because of rocks and roots. There's a couple streams to cross, but all in all a nice hike. You can walk behind the fall, which I thought was awesome! I would suggest Grotto Falls as a definite hike.

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South Radnor Lake Loop Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

beautiful area. disappointed i couldn't take the pup on the trails but the surrounding paved area was good enough for him. lots of deer.

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Rock Creek Falls Trail
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

This a beautiful hike. Don't stop at the lower falls, keep on trekking till you arrive at the upper. It's worth it. Beware of snakes during the summer months. Yesterday while on our way from the upper to the lower falls, we were rudely interrupted by two timber rattlesnakes in the middle of the trail. Getting them to move was quite the challenge. Keep your pets leashed and a sharp eye out. That trip will be the last one I take in the summer months.

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Emory Gap Trail
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6 Completed 2 Reviews

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Frozen Head State park
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6 Completed 2 Reviews

Being late in August when we made the trip to this park meant that the water levels were low but still worth the hike. We stopped first at Debord Falls made our way to the bottom for a look around and the rock overhang and to enjoy the cool air on a 90 degree day. We then made our way to Emory Falls. The low water level made this more of a drip than a fall but allowed us to get much closer. The hike is not too strenuous but care must be taken because of exposed roots and rocks especially after the first switchback.

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Short Springs State Natural Area Hike Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

First time here and both my wife and I really enjoyed it. It was a bit crowded due to Labor Day weekend, but we did get a bit of time alone at Machine Falls before some larger groups showed up. Busby Falls was nice also and is really more of a series of smaller waterfalls. We also did a bit of geocaching while were were here and had a few finds relatively close to the trails. There are others we did not get to, so we will be back!

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Buggytop Trail and Sewanee Natural Bridge
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8 Completed 4 Reviews

Pretty good hike with plenty of good views and scenery. Going through Peter cave to the other side was a fun little adventure. We will be back again.

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Porters Creek Trail
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Hiked to the falls with my son and daughter in law today. Not a lot of water in the falls but still it was beautiful. The path is gravel for a while then it turns to dirt. There are a couple foot bridges to cross. One is nothing to mention the other a bit more challenging. Parts of the trail are rocky but all in all I would say a very worth wild venture. I'm a beginner so I'm infatuated with hiking in general.

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Laurel Falls
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Laurel Falls is a very nice hike alone or with friends and family. Very much worth the time and effort spent doing so. Great for avid hikers or beginners alike. Highly suggested to everyone.

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Shelby Bottoms Nature Park - East Loop Trail
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21 Completed 21 Reviews

As K.D. said, take the grass and dirt paths around the park and you will be rewarded. Currently, on a great side track called Ecology Trail (or Loop), you can walk along a sea of wildflowers. I posted a photo.

Its definitely a Nashville jewel.

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