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Nearby Hiking Trails

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the US. Lace up your hiking boots and enjoy one of the 50 hikes the national park has to offer you. The Smokies has more than 800 miles of trails for hiking and spectacular views and scenery every season of the year. Experienced hikers will enjoy challenging trails such as Clingmon’s Dome & Mount LeConte. Those looking for quiet, easy strolls along well-established walkways will be pleased as well. The trail to Laurel Falls, which is handicapped accessible, is an excellent mid-range hiking option.

All the trails below are within an hour’s drive from Jefferson County, TN.

Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails - http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/hiking.htm

Start planning your hike by thinking about what you want to see: waterfalls, old-growth forests, stunning, high-elevation views? Then, decide how far you want to hike. And always use these safety tips when hiking to ensure you have a fun and safe trip: http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/hikingsafety.htm

Over 200,000 people hike the trails in the Smokies that lead to one of many stunning Waterfalls, visit this site to learn more, and start planning your hike today. http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/waterfalls.htm

It is also helpful to check the weather the morning of the hike and take the season into consideration when planning your trip: http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/weather.htm

Need directions and maps to The Great Smoky Mountain national Park?
Click here: http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/directions.htm