Mount LeConte, 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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  • This was one of the most challenging hikes we have done. Have a 12 and 9 year old and they were able to do it but we are very active people. The trail gets small and narrow where you are looking down....  more
    This was one of the most challenging hikes we have done. Have a 12 and 9 year old and they were able to do it but we are very active people. The trail gets small and narrow where you are looking down....  more »
  • I hiked Mount LeConte on a beautiful spring Saturday. We arrived early around 8:00 and the main parking lot was already full. Thankfully, there was ample parking in the overflow lot. Although I am... 
    I hiked Mount LeConte on a beautiful spring Saturday. We arrived early around 8:00 and the main parking lot was already full. Thankfully, there was ample parking in the overflow lot. Although I am...  more »

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