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Address: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Really good hike!!!!! We are quite fit so didn't find it that strenuous and made it all the way to the top. My advice for people who don't do a lot of walking is do it but take it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Bekki H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good hike!!!!! We are quite fit so didn't find it that strenuous and made it all the way to the top. My advice for people who don't do a lot of walking is do it but take it very slowly as it is very steep! If you can get over any fear of heights the last little clamber over... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite part of the park. We brought my wife's whole family here. Some of them had never seen mountains before, so we're amazed. Majestic views, scenic byways, very worth a drive to go see. They straddle NC and Tennessee border. Made by the hand of God. Gatlinburg is a neat little town too w lots of shops... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hiked this smoky mountain trail a few weeks ago with my family. The trail is only 2 miles to the top - the first mile was easy enough but the second was hard going - a LOT of steep steps which feel like they are never ending! We kept powering on though and were welcomed with stunning views. To reach... More 

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was really neat to see. I didn't think they looked like chimneys, but it was still really cool to see anyway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a 2 mile up the hill trek, which is strenuous than Alum cave trial. 2 mile trek is strenuous as it has lots of steps and uphill walk.Once you do the 2 mile trek, you will have to climb a big rock mountain to reach the summit. It can be slippery and not recommended for all. we did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did this hike and you will work for the amazing view at the end. The climb is mostly stairs and incline. There is a rock scramble at the end that is definitely work it. The hike didn't take that long round trip (few hours) but it was tough. There were a few people we passed on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now I consider myself to be reasonably fit, however this hike kicked my behind. The first half is relatively easy. Lots of flowers and 3 stream crossings. After that, the next mile or so is very strenuous until about .2 of a mile to the pinnacles it flattens out. The views from there are spectacular. I didn't go all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic hike. Perfect early morning hike to get your heart rate up, see nature and get close to one of God's great creations. Be sure to climb to the very top, you will not be disappointed.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a little biased, but I must say that the breath-taking view from the Chimney Tops is my favorite of all. The somewhat strenuous two mile trail traverses through beautiful a beautiful forest alongside a peaceful stream at times and you never know what wild residents you might come across. You are sure to sweat a little and physically... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip is not for someone who's out of shape or has knee or back trouble, but is doable for even a family. Take a day pack with plenty of water good tennis shoes or hiking shoes although we saw people with flip-flops it's definitely not recommended. Walking sticks would be a plus and definitely take something to take pictures... More 

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