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Alum Cave Trail

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Map Key

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 11 votes

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  4.4 from 11 votes
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Photos

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
Alum Cave Trail offers incredible views of the Smoky Mountains.
Apr 19, 2017 near Gatlinburg, TN
Above the clouds on Mt. LeConte summit.
Oct 17, 2016 near Gatlinburg, TN
Some portions of the Alum Cave Trail have stairs.
Apr 9, 2017 near Gatlinburg, TN

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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
Oct 14, 2019
Tammy E
Great trail!
Oct 8, 2019
Jenny Bennett
Oct 6, 2019
Ashley Neumann
4.8mi — 2h 37m