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Gems in Mount Le Conte - 3

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gem Favorite Alum Cave in the fog

Alum Cave Bluffs

(59) Gatlinburg, TN
gem Favorite Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls

(44) Gatlinburg, TN
gem Favorite Log bridge before Arch Rock

Arch Rock

(10) Gatlinburg, TN

Recommended Routes in Mount Le Conte - 6

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Favorite Stream in the Smoky Mtns.
Difficult

Alum Cave - Cliff Top Out and Back

10.7 mi 17.3 km 2,773' Up 845.09 m Up 2,773' Down 845.09 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite View below the Chimney Tops.
Difficult

Chimney Tops Trail

4.2 mi 6.7 km 1,420' Up 432.7 m Up 1,420' Down 432.77 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite Resting the legs after a long hike up. This view from atop Mt. Leconte is known as Cliff Top.
Difficult

Mount Le Conte Loop

16.0 mi 25.7 km 3,960' Up 1207.09 m Up 3,964' Down 1208.13 m Down

Bryson…, NC
Favorite Stream in the Smoky Mtns.
Intermediate/Difficult

Alum Cave

4.6 mi 7.4 km 1,104' Up 336.64 m Up 1,104' Down 336.65 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite Stream in the Smoky Mtns.
Difficult

Mount Leconte: 6-Routes 3-Summits

50.2 mi 80.7 km 11,352' Up 3460.03 m Up 12,068' Down 3678.37 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite Stream in the Smoky Mtns.
Difficult

Great Smoky Mountains Peak Loop

26.6 mi 42.8 km 6,507' Up 1983.19 m Up 6,921' Down 2109.61 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN

Mount Le Conte Hiking

  • 152 Miles 245 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mount Le Conte - 9

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5.4 mi 8.7 km #1Boulevard Trail
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN 11 
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Cliff Top Viewpoint Access
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
5.0 mi 8.1 km #3Alum Cave Trail
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN 13 
4.9 mi 7.9 km #4Brushy Mountain Trail
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
6.6 mi 10.7 km #5Rainbow Falls Trail
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
9.0 mi 14.4 km #6Trillium Gap Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN 10 
5.9 mi 9.5 km #7Bull Head Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN 14 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8Cove Hardwood Nature Trail
Intermediate
Gatlinburg, TN
Intermediate
Gatlinburg, TN
2.3 mi 3.7 km #9Road Prong Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Gatlinburg, TN

Photos of Mount Le Conte - 113

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Stream in the Smoky Mtns.
Sep 3, 2015 near Gatlinburg, TN
Resting the legs after a long hike up. This view from atop Mt. Leconte is known as Cliff Top.
Mar 31, 2016 near Gatlinburg, TN
Leave Only Your Footprints. The scene from Grotto Falls after a February morning snow fall in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From Dec. to mid-March, the trail begins at the Rainbow Falls Trailhead (6 miles r/t). Rest of the year, you can begin at Trillium Gap Trailhead for a 2.6-mile hike.
Apr 7, 2016 near Gatlinburg, TN
Rainbow Falls
Sep 4, 2015 near Gatlinburg, TN
Beginning of the fall foliage at Ramsays cascades.
Feb 23, 2016 near Gatlinburg, TN
Grotto Falls
Sep 4, 2015 near Gatlinburg, TN
Alum Cave in the fog
Dec 30, 2015 near Gatlinburg, TN
View below the Chimney Tops.
Dec 31, 2015 near Gatlinburg, TN