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“Chimneys trail is not viable. They are working on it!”
Review of Chimney Tops Trail

Chimney Tops Trail
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed July 22, 2017

The Chimneys trail is totally burnt. But the top of the Chimneys look like no vegetation. Totally burnt out! They are working on the trail to fix it.

1  Thank meshular1
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

On the way up into the Smokeys from Gaitlinburg you can view Chimney Tops from many different pull offs on the road. Read the signs and take great pictures of these beautiful mountains.

Thank IslandGirlTraveler
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

This hike was challenging, but well worth it! Definitely catch your breath and climb up to the very,very top! The views are worth it!

2  Thank arobinson4514
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We were able to take some good pictures of Chimney Tops from the road in June. The damage from the fire was evident, but it appears that there is also new growth. Even from the road, the mountain is impressive.

Thank PensandSteelersFan
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

I loved this hike! It is a really immersive hike for when you just want to get out of the car and get immersed into the forests of the Smokies. It's moderately strenuous. Most of the trail is not too difficult. There is a rock scramble at the end of the hike, if you want to take in the view high above the forest. There were two different routes on the rock scramble: one followed a trail to a steep rock face, and the other was more of a rocky hop and scramble to traverse.

5  Thank Michael T
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