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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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Cosby Campground
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37 Completed 6 Reviews

Campground was not crowded at all. Maybe only 20% of sites occupied. I'd been worried about finding a spot and was told Cosby is rarely full. We hiked the short 1 mile Nature trail 2 times since wife hurt her foot and couldn't walk up hill. The Nature trail was very good and one of best hikes i've ever found. Walked the road down to highway which was surprising nice, easy, tall trees and along river for quiet a while and few cars. It was 2 1/2 from campground.
Will go here again if we ever come back to SMNP.

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Lower Mtn Cammerer Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Very nice trail. Took Boy Scouts up to the AT, took a picture and kept hiking back around to the Cosby Campground. Good water supplies.

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Snake Den Ridge/AT/Low Gap
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39 Completed 5 Reviews

Nice hike, it was foggy all day so no views for me, did locate the plane wreckage from the 1984 crash, not much left anymore.

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Lower Mtn Cammerer Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Started at Cosby Campground, hiked up Low Gap Trailhead to the AT, headed to Mt Cammerer, then down Lower Mt Cammerer trail. It ended up being just over 16 miles. We had a great time!

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Lower Mtn Cammerer Trail
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39 Completed 5 Reviews

Not the most exciting trail in the park. I hiked started from Cosby campground up Low Gap to the AT to Mt Cammerer and then back to Cosby on the Lower Mt Cammerer trail. Unless I do this same loop again I will not hike again. Very easy with a few stream crossing offers plenty of drinking water.

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Mount Cammerer via Low Gap
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39 Completed 5 Reviews

One of the most beautiful places in the smokies, however it's also a popular place. 2700 feet elevation change from Cosby Campground and worth every foot.

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Maddron Bald and Hen Wallow Falls
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great morning hike. The sun had just risen above the east mountainside leaving us with a spectacular sun rays on the water fall. Kids loved playing at base of falls. Perfect way to cool off before hiking back to picnic area. Family friendly hike. Lots of rocks and roots to make it technical. Plenty of incline outbound.

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Mt Cammerer via Chestnut Branch Trail
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7 Completed 6 Reviews

This is a great hike with one of the best views has 360 degree panoramic view can see Mt Sterling fire tower, I40, and NC. Their is plenty of water at the base of trail but ounce past the first mile their is no water plan accordingly, Trail is steep and rocky in parts. The last .6 of the AT is very easy.

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Mount Cammerer via Low Gap
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

Mount Cammerer is one of my favorite destinations in the Smokies. I've been several times: once up Lower Mt. Cammerer Trail and down Low Gap, once along the AT on a hike of the AT in Tennessee, and once up Low Gap to Mt Cammerer and down Lower Mt Cammerer Trail. Any way you want to go, it's SOOO worth it! The views are spectacular in clear weather, but the day I was there in the rain with NO views, it's still an amazing place. The history behind the structure of the tower itself is awe-inspiring. This is a MUST-SEE destination in the Eastern United States, in my opinion! Just DO it! Plan an early start so you can spend some time at the tower--you're never gonna want to leave! Read about my first trip up here: http://hikingtotheheights.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-magic-of-mount-cammerer.html

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Mt Cammerer via Groundhog Ridge Manway
by Taline Link

4 Completed 1 Reviews

Steep, but amazing! I hike, but not fully experienced. It was beautiful and worth it in the end.

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