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Alum Cave Trail to Mount LeConte

Gatlinburg, TN

Alum Cave Trail to Mount LeConte is a 10.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gatlinburg, TN that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

on Greeter Falls Loop / Gree...
2 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

It was an easy hike that I would recommend doing during the day after it rains so the water holes are full. We brought our Australian Shepard and he could not go down the spiral stairs so we had to carry him down (50 lbs) which was very difficult. So if you plan on bringing a dog, then I would be prepared for that.

on Laurel Falls Trail
3 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Dunbar Cave Recovery Trai...
4 hours ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

My favorite place to hike when I'm in my home town!

on Stillhouse Hollow Falls T...
10 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed2 Reviews

I've come here 3 times now- the first time I was 7 months pregnant and the other times I had my 2 younger kids with me (5 & 1). The fist time we followed the trail and it was a great hike! The 2nd and 3rd times we spent the majority of the time in the creek. We followed the creek until we reached the falls and then returned to the trail down to the bottom of the falls. This was a great way to keep cool in the 97 degree heat!! Also it's so shallow my 1 yr old daughter could crawl and play in the creek with no worries! This is a fun little hike and is perfect for anyone with younger kids or older folks too. A perfect little adventure!

on Grotto Falls Trail
12 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Such a beautiful and fun, yet challenging hike! The only problem was there were wayyy to many people when we went!

on Mount Cammerer via Low Ga...
16 hours ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

on Mullens Cove Loop Trail
18 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed2 Reviews

This was a beautiful hike! Trails were groomed and well marked. We did end up doing the whole loop, but for future hikers or even advise to ourselves, is to park at the trail head and walk to the Indian house, then to snoopers point and turn around and head back. If your ambitious, keep going across the road to Mullens point and then turn back and hit either the road or follow the trail back, the ladder half of the trail is not worth it to be honest. The front half of the trail was though, the views were incredible! Would recommend that to anybody.

on Mossy Ridge Trail
19 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

beautiful

on Cucumber Gap and Little R...
20 hours ago

hiking
3 Completed1 Reviews

Started the hike on the trail going clockwise so that we could enjoy seeing the river the first 2.5 miles of the trail. Trail turns right then ascends up the mountain for the next mile before dropping down for the last 1.5 miles. Enjoyed the solitude as we only passed one other pair of hikers about 3 miles into the trail.

on Chimney Tops Trail
1 day ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

on Appalachian Trail to Char...
1 day ago

hiking
4 Completed4 Reviews

Kind of scary to get to Newfound Gap and see everyone in the parking lot, but not too many people actually hike. Get there early to avoid large crowds though. Beautiful hike, and if you hike past the sign for Charlie's Bunion (continuing on the AT) there is a side trail that will take you to the top rock.

on Turtletown Falls Trail
1 day ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Creekside Trail
1 day ago

trail running
1 Completed1 Reviews

Peaceful and relatively quiet trail just north of Nashville. A work day unwind favorite.


1 day ago

hiking

Nice trail, but not good for even a jogging stroller. Lots of rocks. Follow the blue trail markers on the trees since its easy to get lost.

on Short Springs State Natur...
1 day ago

3 Completed1 Reviews

on Elkmont Nature Trail
1 day ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

Cute

on Sinking Waters Trail
1 day ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

It was great, we got caught in a huge downpour that was concentrated right above us. This made the hike really fun and challenging because all of the water pouring off the mountains. It started lightning really bad and we had to turn back at the marsh, will definitely go back

on Anderson Road Fitness Tra...
1 day ago

walking
2 Completed2 Reviews

The area is very clean and the paved path makes for an easy stroll. There are some nice views, but beware of the skunks.

on Virgin Falls Trail
1 day ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

The trail has many scenic views of streams, cliffs, falls, and caves. There are many spots along the trail to stop and swim, or just cool off. Since it is a down and back trail, hiking back to the parking area is more difficult because a lot of the hike is up steap rocking terrain. Once again, I was very glad I had my trekking poles on this hike. I started around 7am and finished at about 12pm. I cooled off at the top of the falls for a few minutes before heading back. I suggest starting early if hiking during July and bring enough water.

on Twin Falls
1 day ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

It's a housing development. no trail.