Fighting Creek Nature Trail

EASY 37 reviews

Fighting Creek Nature Trail is a 1.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gatlinburg, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
1.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
160 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Wooded trail near Sugarlands Visitors Center, old cabin, frequent bear activity This is a self-guided nature trail located just behind the Sugarlands Visitor Center. This is a great hike for families with small children, people on a tight schedule or people not able to take more strenuous hikes. The trail is relatively flat, and leads you around a short loop, with views of the wooded forests famous in the Smoky Mountains. At the far end of the trail, there is a restored cabin that offers a view of the past history of the area. This is also a site of a virtual geocache. This trail is notorious for black bear activity, and is sometimes closed when the bears are frequenting the area.

hiking
2 days ago

hiking
16 days ago

Good for toddlers and older people. The Cataract Falls are only ~0.5 miles away from visitor center. You can keep going uphill from there and bite off as much as you want, but not a whole lot more to see except the forest fire area

hiking
17 days ago

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25 days ago

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28 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

Very easy trail with some rocky areas but is fairly easy to complete.

1 month ago

Easy trail for little ones within the beauty of the great Smoky Mountains

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4 months ago

very fun trail for kids

5 months ago

a very nice trail better to hit this super early as there are way too many tourists/kids on this trail usually. awesome to find the spring house at Ownby's, Yucca's the McCarters planted, the old road along the creekbed..

5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Easy hike. Loved seeing the old house on this trail.

8 months ago

walking
9 months ago

Short, easy walking trail. Good for families.

9 months ago