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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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Burgess Falls Trail
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13 Completed 9 Reviews

Absolutely beautiful! Not one single complaint. We took the fur babies, hiked the trail, stood in awe of the falls and swam :)

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Blue Heron Loop Trail
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14 Completed 5 Reviews

Beautiful moderate trail. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR CLIMBING IN BIG SOUTH FORK, THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO BE. There are roughly 30-40 routes ranging (from what seems to be and what i have found on rockclimbing.com) 5.10 - 5-11.b

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Burgess Falls Trail
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27 Completed 3 Reviews

Amazing. We had about three inches of rain the day before so the falls were powerful. Rocks were slick, though! Be careful! I don't quite understand why parents would carry children down to the base as it can be dangerous but it's apparently possible. So, if you have kids, bring them! Just be careful. Has to be the best waterfall in TN, Fall Creek Falls notwithstanding!

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Melton Hill Reservoir Trail
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18 Completed 7 Reviews

Just a short hike 0.8 miles each way, I would call it a short cut through the woods instead of a trail because it leads to the observation area which has access via car as well. Only positive to the trail was I saw 5 deer..

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Old Stone Fort Loop Trail
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

This was my first hike and now I am addicted. This place was amazing and by far the best I have been to with my short resume. The scenery was amazing and I can't wait to go back.

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Dry Ridge Trail
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8 Completed 2 Reviews

Surprisingly challenging trail for this part of the country. Would have given it another star but the board walk that crosses a swampy area had sunk into the lake and I stepped in a nest of cottonmouths. Not very well maintained. Scenery varies from swamps to hilltops. Would like to do it again in cooler non-snake weather but have to avoid the hunters that are allowed in one corner of the park.

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Bluff Trail
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14 Completed 10 Reviews

Been doing this hike since I went to school there in 1972. Sunset rock can be amazing at the right times. Point park and Cravens House are history still. Covenant was an old hotel converted to a Reformed Presbyterian school. One of my alma maters.

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Foster Falls / Climbers Loop
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

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Glen Falls
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Easy, short hike. But beautiful and worth checking out.

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Snoopers Rock (Mullens Cove Loop)
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Trail is a little narrow at parts but overall worth it for the view if you're up to hiking it.

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