Popular Trips in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
AT - Fontana Dam to Davenport Gap - GSMNP
Fontana Village, North Carolina, United States
This backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park was made in 4 1/2 days by four Boys Scouts of Troop 224, Oak Ridge, Tenn., and two leaders. We started at Fontana Dam and headed northward to the other end of the park at Davenport Gap. We stayed at Birch Gap (campsite 113), Derrick Knob, Mt. Collins and Tricorner Knob.
Thunder Rock - Starr Mtn
Delano, Tennessee, United States
Starr Mountain section of the Thunder Rock 100
Thunder Rock - Chilhowee
Reliance, Tennessee, United States
Chilhowee section of the Thunder Rock 100
Little River & Cucumber Gap Loop - Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Elkmont, Tennessee, United States
A pleasant day hike in the Smoky Mountains.
Great Smoky National Park - Mount Sterling Summit via Big Creek, Swallow Fork, and Benton MacKaye Trails
Mount Sterling, North Carolina, United States
Weekend trip with some buddies to the northern end of Great Smoky National Park. 4100 feet of elevation gain to bag this summit. An old steel lookout tower provides an outstanding view at the top, although it was much to cold to enjoy it too much when we went. Night-time temps on the mountain were at 4 degrees F. Burrrr.
Mt. LeConte and Myrtle Point
Fort Harry, Tennessee, United States
The hike starts at Alum Cave trailhead, leads past Arch Rock (1.4mi), Inspiration Point (2.0mi), Alum Cave Bluffs (2.3mi) and reaches LeConte lodge (5.0mi). From there the hike continuous to Cliff Top (5.2mi), and then along the ridge past LeConte shelter and High Top (5.5mi 6953ft) to Myrtle Point (5.9mi). From here the trail goes back to LeConte lodge and then back down to Alum Cave trailhead. The GPS track ends at...