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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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Rocky Top
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32 Completed 3 Reviews

Very strenuous hike with lots of ascension. Definitely worth the brutal climb for the summit views!

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Abrams Falls Trail
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17 Completed 10 Reviews

Hiked this trail many times when in the area with family.

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Abrams Falls Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Amazing trail! On the day that I went there were plenty of wildlife, the most exciting being lots of deer that ran by! You follow the trail along the creek and that creek eventually leads down to a beautiful waterfall that you are actually able to climb if you can find the path that leads up to it. The little path that leads up there is a small rock face that you have to climb and it is usually pretty wet, but there are plenty or roots and trees to grab onto on your way up, so just make sure that you watch your footing. If I was to have a complaint about this trail, it would be the sheer amount of people that are on it. You can almost always see another group or another person. Its not always a bad thing though as everyone who was on the trail was extremely nice. One thing that I would for sure do that isn't on the trail would we at the top of the second ridge in between the two rock areas I would turn to the right and travel up the mountain a little ways, off of the track. It is a little steep, but once you get up there, the view is incredible as you are above all the trees and away from all the other people! Awesome hike, I would recommend it to anyone and will definitely do it again!

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Parson Branch Road
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29 Completed 30 Reviews

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Abrams Falls Trail
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29 Completed 30 Reviews

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Abrams Falls Trail
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29 Completed 30 Reviews

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Cades Cove
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29 Completed 30 Reviews

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Lynn Camp Prong Trail
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29 Completed 30 Reviews

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Cades Cove
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Wonderful Drive, Did this Loop last week, and It will definitely be a regular Sunday drive for us.. Goes past some neat open pastures, and has the most serene creeks running beside the road.. Yes it can get congested, and no you can't turn around... But if you are not in a hurry to be somewhere, and you love nature, this is a must do for a Evening drive...

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Spruce Flats Falls and Chestnut Top Wildflowers
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8 Completed 2 Reviews

This trail is narrow with lots of rocks and roots but it is a fun hike. Boots are helpful but my wife and kids hiked it in shoes and had no problems. The waterfall is beautiful and definitely worth the hike. The descent to the falls is fairly steep and the rocks at the bottom are slick. We met a few people on the trail but it is not crowded like other trails in the Smokey Mountains. Overall a wonderful trail, one I would love to do again.

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