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Abrams Falls Trail

Townsend, TN

Abrams Falls Trail is a 5 mile from the trailhead in Cades Cove to Abrams Falls and back. The trail is primarily used for hiking.

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Marryville Greenway
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Really nice paved trail, My 11 month old little girl had a blast seeing all the ducks.. There are plenty of water fountain's along the Greenway, very convenient.. Next time I will go the other way down the Alcoa Greenway..

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Rich Mountain Loop
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8 Completed 8 Reviews

I just hike this trail today and I loved it. I could not asked for a better day to hike it. I wanted to hike it yesterday but it rained so we went today. Less than 2 miles in the ground was covered with snow which made our hike even better. At the top there was around 3 inches in spots and it was so great to look down at the valleys and see the change from snow to all green. The hike was moderate at worst. The guy that went with me is not in great shape and he had no problem. We did all 8.5 miles in less than 3.5 hours. I just loved this hike. Since it is a loop every thing you see is new and you dont have to see everything you saw on the way in again on your way out. I could not stop smiling it was just so beautiful. The views, the little water fall and the wild life made today my favorite hike to date. I would love to see it when the leaves change.

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Marryville Greenway
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12 Completed 11 Reviews

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Rich Mountain Loop
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12 Completed 12 Reviews

Nice and private trail. Some views. I love always seeing it from Town and knowing I hiked it!

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Marryville Greenway
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12 Completed 12 Reviews

Nice city trail, but too many people for me!

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Alcoa Greenway Trail
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12 Completed 12 Reviews

Nice family trail. Also makes for a fantastic 'jog in the park'.

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Alcoa Greenway Trail
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7 Completed 2 Reviews

Biked this, just over 13 mi. round trip, beautiful ride! Parts were flooded this evening.

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Rich Mountain Loop
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89 Completed 31 Reviews

Very nice and secluded trail; beautiful in the fall: you will certainly enjoy the colors. Moderate climb, but rather long. We started at Cades Cove, the climb is a bit more difficult if you take this way. It is a long, 8.5 miles walk, so being enough water and food.

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Rich Mountain Loop
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

The location indicated on this map for the Rich Mountain Loop Trail is incorrect. The location indicated is all private property and there is no trail head and no hiking permitted. The only Rich Mountain Loop Trail that I have been able to locate is off of Laurel Creek Road on the way to Cades Cove and near Townsend, TN, not Maryville. Rich Mountain and the loop trail is located within the Great Smokey Mtn NP. The reviews appear to describe the correct trail, but the map is way off the mark.

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Rich Mountain Loop
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10 Completed 1 Reviews

Honestly, worst hike I've ever done in the smokies. I've done some pretty strenuous trails and Ihave never been disappointed until now. You climb all the way to the top only to have to ask yourself "Is this really the top? This is what I worked so hard for?" After reaching the so called "top" you continue to climb for no reason, until the trail rapidly descends for the last couple of miles. Really no views of cades cove unless your willing to climb a tree. Winter it might be great. Not a summer hike in regards to view. Never spotted the fire tower. Not a moderate trail by any means, I'll never do this one again. Word of advice, if you want views of Cade's cove, do Gregory's bald, want a hard hike? Do Ramsey cascades! I'd stay away from this one! But to each their own!

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