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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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West Prong Trail
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This is an excellent trail for a casual day hike or and easy overnight camping experience at backcountry site 18. The elevation gain is gradual and due to the nice tree cover and generally smooth trail, it's an enjoyable hike. I hiked this in mid April and saw quite a few wildflowers, but the rhododendrons had not bloomed yet. There are a couple of small streams and springs along the way to use for topping off water. The scenery at campsite 18 is very beautiful and relaxing.

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Spruce Flats Falls and Honey Cove Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

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Abrams Falls Trail
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15 Completed 0 Reviews

This was a good moderate hike. The trail was good with some nice hills. The falls were nice and you could get some nice pictures. Lots of other good trails in the area too.

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Appalachian National Scenic Trail
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185 Completed 11 Reviews

The Smokeys, on my Thru-Hike, better known as the Suckes. The weather was less then ideal, rained sideways, cold less the snow. Pushed through them in 5 days instead of my planned 7. Loved IT! I'll hike them again, one day & that's not dependent on the weather. Great Views, if you could see them. Swirling clouds around Charlies Bunion and the weather broke on my last day.

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Chestnut Top/White Oak Sinks
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8 Completed 0 Reviews

Beautiful

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Middle Prong Trail
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6 Completed 0 Reviews

Kids loved finding the Cadillac in the woods. Very easy terrain. We were 7 miles in before we realized how deep we really were.

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Middle Prong Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Fun and easy. Follow some small foot paths off to your right to find the waterfalls.

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Ace gap trail
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6 Completed 0 Reviews

A nice walk in the woods.

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Chestnut Top/White Oak Sinks
by Paul Harper

1 Completed 0 Reviews

Pretty trail, wild flowers were just beginning to bloom. Bat Cave and waterfall were blocked off by park

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Indian Flats Falls
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Wow! You might miss the turn onto unmarked trail after two footbridges and two switchbacks! Beautiful.