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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trails: Myrtle Point

Myrtle Point – an eastward facing heath bald and rock outcropping, is 0.8 mile from the cabins and a fun walk. The finest vantage points from which one may view the entire LeConte range are: Gatlinburg, […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Clingmans Dome

Clingmans Dome – the observation tower is a concrete edifice standing atop the highest point in Tennessee, 6643 feet above sea level. The tower actually straddles the Tennessee/North Carolina State line, however North Carolina boasts a […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trails: Chimney Tops

The Chimney Tops trail has an unforgettable view once you climb to the top. The trail is an intermediate trail but worth it to see the view. For the first half mile is thick rosebay […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trails: Boulevard Trail

The Boulevard Trail is an eight-mile walk to Mount LeConte. Follow the Appalachian Trail from Newfound Gap northeastward. The beautiful trail is wide and busy for the first mile or so. Frequent views through the […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trails: Andrews Bald

Andrews Bald In July, Andrews bald is one of the best places in the Smokies to view azalea flowers. Not only are the views magnificent, but the colors are equally grand. To get to Andrews […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Charlie’s Bunion

Charlie’s Bunion Charlie’s Bunion is a 4 mile trail along the Appalachian Trail just four miles east of Newfound Gap. On the northern slope of the Sawteeth cliffs sits a boulder that was nicknamed Charlies […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Abrams Falls Trail

Abrams Falls Trail Abrams Falls has been one of the most popular waterfall trails in the Smokies. A fairly easy to moderate 5 mile hike that is ideal for the beginner or a family. To […]

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Smoky Mountain Trails

Smoky Mountain Trail: Baskin Creek

Baskin Creek Baskin Creek is 2.7 miles, from Trillium Gap Trail. This is a very strenuous hike, only experienced hikers should hike Baskins Creek. To get to Baskin Creek you will park on the side […]