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Alum Cave Bluffs Trail

Gatlinburg, TN

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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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Gables Mountain Trail to Henwallow Falls
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6 Completed 0 Reviews

A great off the beaten path trail. Trail is easy to follow. Had a really enjoyable afternoon walk through the woods. Good for all skill levels. Had great bbq after the hike at the Hungry Bear restaurant on E Parkway.

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Gables Mountain Trail to Henwallow Falls
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

We are an active couple with an active eight year old boy, and the trail proved to be challenging on the hike up. It is a gorgeous trail, beautiful scenery. Very quiet. Very neat water crossings. It took us four hours round trip yesterday with a number of breaks to allow me to catch my breath. I honestly think I was having an elevation problem. The falls are down a steep path so be aware. Good shoes are recommended and plenty of water. We ate our snacks at the falls (which were stunning) and headed back. The hike back down goes MUCH faster. I did burst one panting family's bubble when I told them they were not at the halfway point yet. Please. Read the trail signs. No dogs are allowed. That goes for the folks who think their unleashed Australian Cattle Dog doesn't apply to the rule.

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Gables Mountain Trail to Henwallow Falls
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

We never found the actual waterfall, but enjoyed the nature trail.

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Maddron Bald trail to Albright Grove Loop
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

steady & even climb to Albright. pretty much just an old service road to Albright.

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Gables Mountain Trail to Henwallow Falls
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Fun hike!

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Cosby Campground
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144 Completed 140 Reviews

Nice

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Maddron Bald trail to Albright Grove Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This was AWESOME in the winter snow! So beautiful! Would definitely recommend. Not a difficult trail but it is mainly uphill. To Albright is 1.2 miles but it feels much longer and supposedly 1.7 miles from the cross path to the bridge. The gps I used on this app showed I was at the bridge when in fact I had about a half mile to go. Also to get to the hike in the first place you take Baxter Rd off 321. For some reason this app takes you to another road in Cosby when using google maps. All and all a great experience just start early enough so you didn't walk back in the dark like we did.

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Maddron Bald trail to Albright Grove Loop
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84 Completed 35 Reviews

The trail from the trailhead in Cosby to the bridge is a pretty easy, gradual ascension. The trail is pretty wide and flat. It narrowed just a bit and became a little rockier in the path the closer to the top. I didn't go any farther than the bridge, so I don't know what the remainder of the trail is like.

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Mount Cammerer via Low Gap
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18 Completed 1 Reviews

One of the best views in the Smokies. A must if you only have a day or two in the park. The hike is strenuous, especially the last mile approach to the AT. 12 miles round trip if starting from the hikers parking area. We completed the trek in 5:15, including 30 minutes at the top for pictures and lunch.

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Gables Mountain Trail to Henwallow Falls
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Fun hike. Good length to either meander along or could be a quick day hike. Hiked it in January and it is pretty in the snow