Mount LeConte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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#5 of 13 in Nature in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Visit the third highest peak of the Great Smoky Mountains and trek along one of five trails at Mount LeConte. You'll earn a magnificent view from atop the peak, but mind that the ascent is tough, with trail lengths ranging from 7.9 km (4.9 mi) to 14.3 km (8.9 mi). Once you've completed the hike, have a meal and rest at the mountaintop lodge, renowned for its hospitality among visitors. Wear adequate footwear for the hike and prepare for sudden weather changes. Before you visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • I hiked to Mt Leconte via the Trillium Gap. Not gonna lie it was a long hike. Very beautiful and peaceful. Took me all day to get to the top and back. Some nice small waterfalls along the way. I...  more »
  • Since COVID began I have spent a lot of time just sitting around the house, so this was a really hard hike for me. It took us 10 hours to hike from the bottom of the Alum Cave trail all the way up to....  more »

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