Mount LeConte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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 is a once in a lifetime place to visit for a lot of people, At over 5000 ft elevation and only accessable by hiking, a must do hike, tough but worth the trip  more »
  • We hiked Mt LeConte yesterday, and it was worth the soreness I am feeling now. Such a challenging day! We took Bulls Head up to LeConte Lodge (7.82 miles)and came down toward Rainbow Falls. There....  more »
  • Started from Rainbow Fall, continued to go up to the Mt. LeConte, then went down via Bullhead Trail, it was difficult b/c the grass was too high and hard to see the narrow trail. It's about 14 miles.....  more »

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