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Alum Cave Trail

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5.0

Miles

8.1

KM

Point to Point

6,368' 1,941 m

High

3,856' 1,175 m

Low

2,550' 777 m

Up

39' 12 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

26%

Max Grade (14°)

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  4.4 from 14 votes

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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
Alum Cave in the fog
Dec 30, 2015 near Gatlinburg, TN
Above the clouds on Mt. LeConte summit.
Oct 17, 2016 near Gatlinburg, TN
Alum Cave Trail offers incredible views of the Smoky Mountains.
Apr 19, 2017 near Gatlinburg, TN
Beautiful stream near the beginning of the trail.
Jun 28, 2018 near Gatlinburg, TN

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May 31, 2021
Bryanna McFarland
Pretty tricky for us, stopped quite a few times up. It coming down is always easier 5mi — 2h 20m
Nov 27, 2020
David Scott
Jul 8, 2020
Jennifer Poston
Incredible trail. We only did a small portion of it but it has beautiful creek views, incredible wildlife sightings, wooden bridges, and more.
Jul 3, 2020
Jessica Sutherland
Best hike in the south east. Micah and I found the little cabin and even had a deer get really close to us. Playing in the river, bears, weird ppl
Jul 2, 2020
Venu Gopal
10mi
Feb 18, 2020
Tim Rainey
Went halfway and back 4.6mi
Dec 14, 2019
Justin M
Nov 9, 2019
Jay Swank