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Gems in Cosby - 2

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gem 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 Lookout Tower

(19) Newport, TN
gem Favorite Hen Wallow Falls - courtesy of the National Park Service.

Hen Wallow Falls

(19) Newport, TN

Recommended Routes in Cosby - 2

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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).
Difficult

Mt. Cammerer from Low Gap

10.8 mi 17.4 km 2,848' Up 867.98 m Up 2,847' Down 867.91 m Down

Newport, TN
Favorite Hen Wallow Falls - courtesy of the National Park Service.
Intermediate

Hen Wallow Falls

4.5 mi 7.2 km 855' Up 260.74 m Up 855' Down 260.48 m Down

Newport, TN

Cosby Hiking

  • 51 Miles 82 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Cosby - 10

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0.6 mi 1.0 km #1Mount Cammerer Trail
Intermediate
Newport, TN
Intermediate
Newport, TN
0.6 mi 0.9 km #2Cosby Nature Trail
Intermediate
Newport, TN
Intermediate
Newport, TN
6.7 mi 10.7 km #3Gabes Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Newport, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Newport, TN 12 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #4Low Gap Trail
Difficult
Newport, TN
Difficult
Newport, TN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #5Albright Grove Loop Trail
Intermediate
Gatlinburg, TN
Intermediate
Gatlinburg, TN
7.6 mi 12.2 km #6Lower Mount Cammerer Trail
Intermediate
Newport, TN
Intermediate
Newport, TN
7.4 mi 11.9 km #7Maddron Bald Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pigeon Forge, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Pigeon Forge, TN
5.4 mi 8.7 km #8Snake Den Ridge Trail
Difficult
Newport, TN
Difficult
Newport, TN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Cosby Horse Trail
Intermediate
Newport, TN
Intermediate
Newport, TN
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10Route 18
Intermediate
Newport, TN
Intermediate
Newport, TN

Photos of Cosby - 22

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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).
Mar 30, 2016 near Newport, TN
Mount Cammerer Lookout Tower quite literally puts you amidst the clouds.
Apr 3, 2017 near Newport, TN
This was taken from the rocks on the left just before reaching the fire tower! Incredible views!
Oct 10, 2016 near Newport, TN
A beautiful view from Mount Cammerer Fire Tower late summer August 2016!
Aug 29, 2016 near Newport, TN
Under the canopy.
Jul 29, 2016 near Newport, TN
Hen Wallow Falls - courtesy of the National Park Service.
Aug 4, 2016 near Newport, TN
Bridge crossing on the way to Hen Wallow Falls.
May 3, 2017 near Newport, TN
The Gabes Mountain Trail navigates a stream crossing as it approaches the splendidly verdant backcountry campsite #34.
Apr 22, 2019 near Gatlinburg, TN