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1,851 mi 2,979 km of trail 52 Featured Hikes

Gems 17 Gems Easy Trails 256 Trails Intermediate Trails 278 Trails Hard Trails 49 Trails
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Favorite Stream in the Smoky Mtns.

Alum Cave - Cliff Top Out and Back

10.7 mi 17.3 km • Out and Back • 2,773 ft Ascent 845.09 m Ascent

Singletrack Gatlinburg, TN

( 173 )
Favorite Mount LeConte after a winter storm on the AT. Clouds hug the ridges and hoarfrost covers the trees.

Charlies Bunion Out and Back

8.0 mi 12.8 km • Loop • 1,632 ft Ascent 497.37 m Ascent

Singletrack Gatlinburg, TN

( 81 )
Favorite View below the Chimney Tops.

Chimney Tops Trail

4.2 mi 6.7 km • Out and Back • 1,420 ft Ascent 432.7 m Ascent

Singletrack Gatlinburg, TN

( 95 )
Favorite Abrams Falls.

Abrams Falls Out and Back

5.1 mi 8.2 km • Out and Back • 550 ft Ascent 167.56 m Ascent

Singletrack Maryville, TN

( 55 )
Favorite Seen on the way to Ramsey Cascades in late October © Ryan Jones

Ramsey Cascades Trail

8.0 mi 12.8 km • Loop • 2,209 ft Ascent 673.28 m Ascent

Singletrack Gatlinburg, TN

( 45 )
Favorite Forest on Baxter Creek Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Mt. Sterling Loop (Big Creek / Baxter Creek)

17.7 mi 28.6 km • Loop • 4,234 ft Ascent 1290.45 m Ascent

Singletrack Cove Creek, NC

( 34 )
Favorite Andrews Bald.

Andrews Bald Out and Back

3.6 mi 5.8 km • Out and Back • 806 ft Ascent 245.82 m Ascent

Singletrack Bryson City, NC

( 37 )
Favorite Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower - located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along the Appalachian Trail. For a day hike, start at Cosby Campground and take Lower Gap Trail ( about 11.1 miles r/t).

Mt. Cammerer from Low Gap

10.8 mi 17.4 km • Out and Back • 2,848 ft Ascent 867.98 m Ascent

Singletrack Newport, TN

( 28 )

Trails in Eastern TN - 531

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4.1 mi 6.6 km #1 Honey Creek Loop
Huntsville, TN
4.1 mi 6.6 km Huntsville, TN
All Clear
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Dry
55 days ago
25 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #2 Clingmans Dome Trail
Bryson City, NC
0.8 mi 1.3 km Bryson City, NC
All Clear
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Dry
21 days ago
43 
6.6 mi 10.7 km #3 Rainbow Falls Trail
Gatlinburg, TN
6.6 mi 10.7 km Gatlinburg, TN
All Clear
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud
58 days ago
29 
3.9 mi 6.2 km #4 Twin Arches Loop Trail
Oneida, TN
3.9 mi 6.2 km Oneida, TN
Unknown
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16 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5 Spruce Flats Falls Trail
Gatlinburg, TN
0.9 mi 1.5 km Gatlinburg, TN
Unknown
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13 
6.6 mi 10.6 km #6 Baxter Creek Trail
Cove Creek, NC
6.6 mi 10.6 km Cove Creek, NC
All Clear
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud, Fallen Trees: Round trip took about 7 hours.
85 days ago
13 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #7 Baskins Creek Trail
Gatlinburg, TN
2.8 mi 4.5 km Gatlinburg, TN
Unknown
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12 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #8 Laurel Run Trail
Church Hill, TN
2.1 mi 3.3 km Church Hill, TN
Bad / Closed
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Muddy - Currently very muddy because of the heavy rains on 4/19. Also, the two crossings are impassable currently(deep/rapid current)
93 days ago
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9 Mount Cammerer Trail
Newport, TN
0.6 mi 1.0 km Newport, TN
Unknown
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10.5 mi 16.9 km #10 Tweetsie Trail
Johnson City, TN
10.5 mi 16.9 km Johnson City, TN
Unknown
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5.4 mi 8.7 km #11 Boulevard Trail
Gatlinburg, TN
5.4 mi 8.7 km Gatlinburg, TN
All Clear
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6 days ago
9.9 mi 15.9 km #12 Kingsport Greenbelt
Mount Carmel, TN
9.9 mi 15.9 km Mount Carmel, TN
Unknown
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0.6 mi 1.0 km #13 Kimble's Ladder
Knoxville, TN
0.6 mi 1.0 km Knoxville, TN
Unknown
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0.8 mi 1.3 km #14 Cades Cove Nature Trail
Wildwood, TN
0.8 mi 1.3 km Wildwood, TN
All Clear
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Some Mud - Wet! But easily doable!
70 days ago
0.5 mi 0.8 km #15 Cliff Top Viewpoint Access
Gatlinburg, TN
0.5 mi 0.8 km Gatlinburg, TN
Unknown
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5.5 mi 8.9 km #16 North Fork Citico Creek Trail #98
Vonore, TN
5.5 mi 8.9 km Vonore, TN
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.1 km #17 Byrd Creek Trail
Crossville, TN
1.9 mi 3.1 km Crossville, TN
Unknown
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5.7 mi 9.2 km #18 North Rim Trail
Gruetli-Laager, TN
5.7 mi 9.2 km Gruetli-Laager, TN
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #19 Grindstone Ridge Trail
Chattanooga, TN
2.2 mi 3.5 km Chattanooga, TN
Unknown
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4.4 mi 7.1 km #20 Bluff Trail
Lookout Mountain, GA
4.4 mi 7.1 km Lookout Mountain, GA
Unknown
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