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“Chimney Tops Trail still blocked off to the public”
Review of Chimney Tops Trail

Chimney Tops Trail
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Due to the wildfire now approaching almost a year ago (in November), trail remains closed. Prior to vegetation regrowth this spring, highly obvious of the severity of the damage caused by 2 reckless teens (who amazingly 'walked' without ANY punishment about 2 weeks ago). The Park hydro-seeded grass immediately after fire containment. You will still see the burned mountain sides and burned trees along the roadside. Although trail is closed, definitely a very nice relaxing and scenic drive!

Thank Sandy B
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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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