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Address: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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One of the most popular hiking mountains in the park.

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Awesome Hike on Alum Cave Trail to Mt. LeConte!!!!

We hiked up to Mt. LeConte via Alum Cave Trail on Oct. 30th (took us approx 3 hrs), which was a gorgeous day!!!! Spectacular views along the way and lots of great photo shots. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our 2-day hike up to Mt. LeConte. Fall was in the air and the scenery at the top can be spectacular (unpredictable though). We took the Grotto Falls/Trillium Gap path because the Alum trail was closed. We enjoyed the opportunity to make this trek and enjoy Mt. LeConte but I would not choose this trail again. It was ~6.7... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked up to Mt. LeConte via Alum Cave Trail on Oct. 30th (took us approx 3 hrs), which was a gorgeous day!!!! Spectacular views along the way and lots of great photo shots. We rested in Alum Cave for a little bit before continuing the hike upwards. Make sure to hike up to Cliff Tops (an extra .2 miles)... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My sister and I hike up to stay a weekend every year. This year by far was the worst. Came up for Halloween w.e. and there was nothing what so ever Halloween related. First time we didn't hang out or socialize with staff because they retreated into their own little group. Walt needs to go. He was rude rude rude... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had a terrific day and an awesome hike to Mt. LeConte via Alum Cave Trail. It was a little cold as it was mid forties in the parking lot at the trailhead and mid twenties on top. But, dress in layers and shed ad re-clothe as you need to. This Trail is very popular and was quite crowded even... More 

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Kaysville, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We hiked up the Alum Cave Trail to the top of Mount LeConte. It took a few hours but was well worth the effort. We had lunch (a sack lunch that sucked) in the lodge and even though the lunch was pretty bad, the scenery was terrific. If you hike all the way up there make sure you keep going... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Oh wow..This was fun. Got some great pics with my friends. Helped strangers take pictures with their families. Fall is here folks. Perfect weather. Perfect place to visit with anyone.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We started this hike and the early morning light in the dark woods along the creek was beautiful. The hike starts out pretty easy until you get to arch rock. Once up through the rock the trail climbs the rest of the way. This hike in interesting because there are so many fun features and great views. We stopped at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This trip requires making reservations at Mt LeConte Lodge a year in advance, but it is well worth it! After hiking up one of the magnificent trails, you are rewarded with amazing views, comfortable rustic lodging, and home cooked dinner and breakfast. Add this to your Bucket List - you will not be disappointed!

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Columbus, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We loved being on top of LeConte! Such a beautiful place! Loved myrtle point for sunrise and cliff tops for sunset. We cannot wait to go back!

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Iselin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Saw it from the dome hike - the clouds were below us so it was nice clear at the top to see the entire mountain. Great place to take a picture.

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