APPALACHIAN TRAIL – GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

LOCATION: Western North Carolina
HIKE STARTS: Fontana Dam
HIKE ENDS: Davenport Gap
TOTAL DISTANCE: 70.5 Miles
HIKE TYPE: One Way, Shuttle Hike
HIKE DIFFICULTY: Difficult
TRAILS USED: Appalachian Trail
TRAIL TRAFFIC: Heavy
TRIP TYPE: Multi-Day Hike

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-1200

HIGHLIGHTS: Great Smoky Mountains National Park encompasses 800 square miles of land and 95 percent of it is forested. In the park, the Appalachian Trail follows the ridges between the states of North Carolina and Tennessee, and it crosses the highest point on the entire Trail at Clingmans Dome at 6,643 feet. The park is world renowned for the diversity of its plant and animal resources and for the beauty of its ancient mountains. It is one of the largest protected areas in the east.

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