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 hike took us 6.5 hours round trip, including a sandwich at the top. You can use the outhouse at the Lodge near the peak, as well as refill your water bottles there. The view is...  more »
  • This hike was high on my to do list in the Smoky Mountains and it didn't disappoint. We did the trek up Le Conte via the Alum Cave trail which starts out very easy as it follows the stream but once...  more »

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