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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.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“myrtle point” (28 reviews)
“alum cave trail” (71 reviews)
“day hike” (18 reviews)
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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"myrtle point"
in 28 reviews
"alum cave trail"
in 71 reviews
"day hike"
in 18 reviews
"dining hall"
in 7 reviews
"cliff top"
in 6 reviews
"wool blankets"
in 3 reviews
"waiting list"
in 3 reviews
"strenuous hike"
in 12 reviews
"lodge area"
in 3 reviews
"actual summit"
in 3 reviews
"decent shape"
in 9 reviews
"le conte"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful hike"
in 11 reviews
"bucket list"
in 5 reviews
"rainbow falls"
in 11 reviews
"avid hiker"
in 3 reviews
"hiking sticks"
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Brian D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank JosephMcGhee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiking to Mt. LeConte was at the top of my bucket list of hikes! We arrived via Alum Cave trail earlier in the morning. The office was closed (we really wanted a t-shirt) I wish I would have gotten his name, but a VERY nice...More

3  Thank amandanwhite87
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at trailhead for Alum Cave at 6:30am. I think it was perfect timing. I missed most of the rush of hikers. Saw only 2 people on the way up to LeConte. I walk with out many stops and so returned at the car at...More

1  Thank AdirondackTom
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I consider this a bucket list item I've checked off. It took me a year to be in good enough physical shape I was sure I'd be able to make it up, and it was still challenging. However, it is also absolutely beautiful!! Take your...More

1  Thank JWTSatty
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My son and hiked to the lodge on their 2nd day open for this season. We hiked alum cave trail and it was not a bad hike at all, 5 miles and beautiful scenery. The lodge was wonderful, the staff was very friendly the cabins...More

1  Thank Tracee G
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

To stay at Mount LeConte Lodge you have to follow a long process. Starting by applying for the reservation lottery online and choosing the day and back up days that you will like to stay at the lodge . Once you are notified get on...More

1  Thank Futbolking
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Well, this is one for the books. Some friends and I started on the trail up in April. It was 75 degrees. We brought jackets in case we needed them but it looked like we wouldn't have a use for them. We packed lunches and...More

2  Thank Rhonda M
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We have hiked up LeConte on several occasions and from several starting points. All of them are pristine in their beauty, awe-inspiring, and offer varying degrees of challenge. This time, we took the Alum Cave Bluff trail--which can be unnerving for some at the bluff...More

1  Thank Lancealot13
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Youngest daughter in western NC for river certification, and we overnighted here for a trip up to the top of Mt LeConte. Took the steeper, rockier trail up, and discovered LeConte Lodge where we bought coffee because it was so cool up there and sat...More

1  Thank Sightsee_Eat
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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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brittanielyse
18 March 2018|
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Response from Dawn1208 | Reviewed this property |
I ascended Alum Cave Trail and descended Trillium Gap. Alum Cave is a wonderful trail, and I found Trillium Gap to be a lovely, but much more narrow and less utilized trail. If you have foot and ankle issues, avoid Trillium... More
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