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Mount LeConte

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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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a room for the night in August! It was the best ever! The prices were reasonable! But they gave you breakfast in the morning! Very nice to stay at! We used the Alum Cave Bluff trail! It was short and steep! We spent...More

Thank meshular1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike is pretty challenging so we had to stop and take breaks along the way. But the scenery is so beautiful and the air is so fresh. And the view from the top is breathtaking! The lodge also offers a dining room where you...More

Thank NewBaconings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Strenuous but worth it. Beautiful hike! It's my wife's new favorite. The Mt Leconte lodge and cabins are so cool. Loved the scenery along the way. Take the extra .3 mile hike to cliff top. The views are remarkable!!! Start early or you'll have trouble...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second trip up the mountain. The hike can be intense. But the views are well worth it. Take the Alum cave trail it is the best one. Great improvements to it over the last year. The lodge itself is awesome and the...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The hike is not for the weak, but most can do it if you take your time and enjoy everything along the way, I had been one time before so this was my second time and it was better the 2nd time around. We took...More

Thank jlofton2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Our family of four hiked the Trillium Gap trail in July 2016. It is a strenuous hike uphill (obviously!). The trail is wide, but rocky and roots. At times, you appear to be hiking up a small rocky streambed. The hike is mostly within the...More

Thank TravelingMom91
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Three important things to know: LeConte Lodge can be accessed only by hiking in,the weather will greatly influence your experience, and it's a challenge to get reservations. We went up and back by the 5.5 mile Alum Cave Trail. It is one long continuous ascent...More

Thank wvlivingston
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My Mom and I hike to LeConte Lodge once every June, and it is one of our favorite times of the year. It's beautiful from top to bottom, the trails are very well maintained, and the workers in the Lodge are always wonderful (though we've...More

Thank Kiley S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a definite must do thing for an avid hiker. You must be in shape to make it up this mountain. It is not easy. All the routes have differing difficulty levels but all are hard. Some routes are longer and some are shorter...More

1  Thank TheGreenAuthor
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My friends and I hiked from Alum cave to Mt Le Conte and really enjoyed the hike. The trail was diverse and beautiful with lots of water features. Some parts had pretty steep inclines and there were several sets of stair cases, but the hike...More

1  Thank AudreyPau1204
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Amy E
24 May 2017|
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Response from Kathleen1314 | Reviewed this property |
Alum Cave to Le Conte is strenuous and as crowded as a Gatlinburg buffet, but it is well worth hiking just a part of the trail if that is all that you can do. Go very very early to get ahead of the crowds. Wednesdays are... More
Natalya C
9 May 2017|
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Response from Kathleen1314 | Reviewed this property |
In June it is best to stay on top of the mountain, less heat and fewer bugs. Realize several trails are closed as a result of the fire, but as far as I know the below are open. Scenic View and 10 miles try: Mount... More
4 March 2017|
Response from Kathleen1314 | Reviewed this property |
I heard this week that the Boulevard is closed due to the fire. I am assuming that you can go to the Jumpoff.