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Gregory Bald via Gregory ridge

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A 10.8 mile hike featuring great views from a mountaintop meadow.

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Great hike to a even greater view. Were little scared off bears, but no sightings :-)

We did this trail early morning, 8am or so. We saw bear actually before that on the Cade Coves loop. The trails goes almost all the time through forrest, sometimes it gets... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 20, 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015

We did this trail early morning, 8am or so. We saw bear actually before that on the Cade Coves loop. The trails goes almost all the time through forrest, sometimes it gets lighter and it opens for views. A few trees were already colored at this time and super red, bit majority still green. The summit is kind of treeless... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015

Gregory Bald is a mountain in the Smokies located near the Cades Cove area of the park. Unlike most of the peaks in the southern Appalachian mountains that are forested at the summit, Gregory Bald is a grassy bald. The mountain's summit is believed to have been natural bald, but requires maintenance from the Park Service to keep it that... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Gregory Bald is at 4946 feet of elevation. It was in the teens with the windchill and totally worth it. In late March the skies were clear. Surprisingly to our group, there were many people at the Bald that day.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2012

Although I've hiked this trail many times, I'd never hiked it during the blooming of the flame azalea until this past year. It's literally a rainbow of colors that go on, and on and on! Usually, there are a few dozen people on the trail, but during the flame azaleas there were lots of hikers on the trail. Everyone seemed... More 

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