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“myrtle point”(27 reviews)
“alum cave trail”(72 reviews)
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One of the most popular hiking mountains in the park.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We hiked to Mount LeConte via Boulevard trail on sept.15,2018 just before the winds and rain of Hurricane Florence came through the mountains. The trail has a lot of up's and downs but was a great hike.we reached the lodge in 3 hours and 40...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place to enjoy nature in all her magnificence. Be ready to walk, bring comfortable shoes and water. 5 miles to the summit. It took our family 2 1/2 hours. There is water at the top. The views are spectacular!

Thank Pillitiquis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a tough hike as I am not in the best shape, but it was a beautiful journey. We arrived at the parking areas at 8:30 a.m. on a Saturday morning. It was already full, and many cars were parked along the road. It...More

Thank Christie411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Using the Alum Cave Bluff trail we made it up in 3.5 hrs and down in 2.75 hrs in the rain. Amazing view the entire way up, the fog never lifted at the top but was worth it anyways. The hike is a bit of...More

Thank CGMRRP
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I had wanted to hike Mount LeConte again and was wondering if I ever would. My grown son decided he wanted to do it and asked me to go with him. It was amazing...The hike, the view all of it was great. be sure to...More

3  Thank jlofton2016
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We hiked up and down Mount LeConte (~6 3/4 hrs) in one day. Some hike up and book a place at the lodge and stay overnight in order to see the sun rise. We wore hiking boots, had our camelbak backpacks, snacks and hiking poles....More

4  Thank Carla V
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Our latest trek top - we used Alum Cave Trail. When we left - very warm, cooler on top. Weather changes, so be prepared if you are hiking this area. We had thunderstorms roll in quickly. There were a number of people doing an up...More

2  Thank myturntowin1
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Had the chance to hike and summit LeConte this past January. It was amazing and such a great challenge in the ice and snow. Loved every moment of it, but if you plan to hike this during the winter, be prepared at the amount of...More

2  Thank Evan E
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great views! One of our favorite hikes in the Smokies. Combine with Alum Cave Trail for a great day out.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This trail has become a family tradition for me. My Dad took me when I was a kid and I just took my 8 year-old last week. It's a great trail, a bit tough, but very much worth the climb. You see quite a bit...More

7  Thank JosephMcGhee
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Meredith P
5 July 2018|
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Response from JWTSatty | Reviewed this property |
While disappointing, I think the hikes and lodge reservations continue rain or shine. There was a chance of rain when we went, so we brought appropriate rain gear but lucked out. I wouldn't attempt to get up the mountain... More
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Mark W
10 June 2018|
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Response from Futbolking | Reviewed this property |
The climb to Mount LeConte is strenuous . The hike up to Alum Cave is fairly easy but after the landmark the terrain becomes rough. You could try Rainbow Falls, Chimney Tops and Andrew’s Bald before hiking Mount LeConte but... More
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Aaditya M
24 May 2018|
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Response from Futbolking | Reviewed this property |
I will advise you not to take a toddler to Mount LeConte unless you are sling carrying the child. The trail is rough and you will not be able to use a stroller. There are other places like the Ripley Aquarium, the Dollywood... More
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