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Favorite Lunch Spot

Great hike with an amazing view at the end! Be prepared to walk downhill 90 percent of the way in... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2016
herewewander
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Gorgeous!! Worth the Hike

We headed out later in the afternoon on a Sunday so the crowds weren't too bad. There were some... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
cinderella4282
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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Nov 17, 2016
“Favorite Lunch Spot”
Sep 13, 2016
“Gorgeous!! Worth the Hike”
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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Great hike with an amazing view at the end! Be prepared to walk downhill 90 percent of the way in, and hike uphill 90 percent of the way back. We like to pick up a sub sandwich meal in town to pack out for lunch....More

Thank herewewander
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We headed out later in the afternoon on a Sunday so the crowds weren't too bad. There were some people on the trail with us - but they never made it to the Bald. When my husband and I got there we had it to...More

Thank cinderella4282
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The hike from Clingmans Dome to Andrews Bald was a solid 2 hour hike round trip. It's a nice trail with enough ups and downs to keep your heart rate up. Once you get to the bald, the view is amazing! You can see out...More

1  Thank 23bird
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Took this hike with my husband and two kids - 8 and 9. After seeing the more heavily visited sites, this was the perfect break to remember that we really were in the wild. The trail-head is right off Clingman's Dome, so if time is...More

1  Thank hrmason123
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

What a hike!! We took our 2 children 11 and 7 on this hike because my hiking book said it was an easy hike and great for kids. Well let me tell you, this is a somewhat difficult hike. The trail has several rocky areas...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Have to echo the earlier review - when we finally made it to the bald, we couldn't see anything due to the fog that had rolled in. It was really unfortunate. It's a nice spot to relax and have lunch and I'm sure the views...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed August 31, 2015

The trail out to Andrews Bald has recently been improved, which made the 3.6-mile round-trip hike much more enjoyable. Once there, we spread a blanket out on the grass and enjoyed a picnic lunch & an afternoon lying in the sun, soaking up the sun...More

Thank Barry D. J
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Went to Clingmans dome on a Monday morning then hiked to Andrews Bald. Took about 3 hours round trip. I thought it was a moderately hard hike but that's OK because it keeps the crowds down quite a bit. Once at the Bald is neat...More

Thank winks1996
Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I did this hike on 6/6/2015. This is an out and back from the parking lot at Clingmans Dome with a total distance of about 3.6 miles. While this is a steep trail with a drop(and subsequent hike back up) of 700+...More

Thank Kwalkerk
Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were worried, because it was a foggy morning when we went. It made for a magical hike. The birds were singing through the trees and it gave it a magical feeling. My grown kids loved it. It took us about 2 1/3 to 3...More

Thank ginr22
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