DISTANCE
11.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2391 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

backpacking

birding

camping

fishing

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

hiking
Monday, May 15, 2017

Amazing, amazing trails that lead to the back-end of Cades Cove. The vegetation, landscape and ecosystems found on these trails are different than other areas in the smokies. Many areas of the trail are wide and more muddy than rocky. If you go just after rain, be prepared to get dirty. If you get a good start early in the day, you can make it to Abrams Falls from this location, but know you will have quite the trek up and down many tall hills. Highly recommend!