Alum Cave Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Alum Cave Trail is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Plan your visit to Alum Cave Trail and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary maker.
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  • We hit the trail at 7 am on Saturday. Wow! Gorgeous! The views were spectacular and the weather was perfect. Strenuous hike. Bring lots of water. There was water sources along the trail at this time o...  more »
  • If you are only going to the Cave and/or bluffs this is a good quick hike. The Trail is primarily flat with a slow incline as you head toward the bluffs. We made it to the bluffs in under an hour and ...  more »
  • We happened across this trailhead when our plan to see Clingmans Dome was spoiled by snow and ice. We lucked out getting a parking spot on a Saturday morning and really enjoyed every bit of this hike....  more »