Trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Trailhead area.

Each trail has its own printable page with all the information and links, including (where available):

  • directions to the starting point
  • difficulty
  • length
  • elevation change
  • a map
  • photos from along the way, and
  • a detailed description and trail directions.

For general information about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trailhead, see the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Trailhead page.

Need to find trails by another method? Go back to Trails.

Abrams Falls Trail Trail

More Difficult
  • 4.2mi, Climbs Moderately, Some Obstacles

Ace Gap Trail Trail

  • 5.4mi, ,

Albright Grove Trail

  • 0.7mi, ,

Alum Cave Trail

Most Difficult
  • Though this trail is the shortest route to the peak of Mount Leconte, it isn't easy. The trail climbs 1200 feet in its shorter distance making it quite steep. Lower sections of the trail are beautiful and heavily traveled, especially up to Arch Rock...
  • 5mi, Climbs Steeply, Very Rough

Anthony Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.6mi, ,

Appalachian Trail - Charlie's Bunion to Peck's Corner Trail

Easy
  • 6.5mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Clingman's Dome to Silers Bald Trail

Easy
  • 4.5mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Doe Knob to Fontana Dam Trail

Easy
  • 6.8mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Eagle Creek to Doe Knob Trail

Easy
  • 9.3mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Low Gap to Davenport Gap Trail

Easy
  • 7.2mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Miry Ridge to Eagle Creek Trail

Easy
  • 9mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Newfound Gap to C.Bunion Trail

Easy
  • 4mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Newfound Gap to Charlie's Bunion Trail

Easy
  • 7.9mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Peck's Corner to Tricorner Knob Trail

Easy
  • 5.3mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Silers Bald Shelter to Jct M R Trail

Easy
  • 2.8mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Appalachian Trail - Tricorner Knob to Low Gap Trail

Easy
  • 8.4mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Balsam Mountain Trail

  • 10.1mi, ,

Baskins Creek Trail

  • 2.7mi, ,

Baxter Creek Trail

  • 6.1mi, ,

Bear Creek Trail

  • 5.9mi, ,

Beard Cane Trail

  • 4.2mi, ,

Beech Gap I Trail

  • 2.5mi, ,

Beech Gap II Trail

  • 2.8mi, ,

Big Creek Trail

  • 5.8mi, ,

Big Fork Ridge Trail

Moderate
  • 3.2mi, Hilly, Some Obstacles

Bone Valley Trail

  • 1.8mi, ,

Boogerman Trail

  • 4.1mi, ,

Bote Mountain Trail

  • 6.9mi, ,

Bradley Fork Trail

  • 7.3mi, ,

Brushy Mountain Trail

  • 4.9mi, ,

Bullhead Trail

  • 5.9mi, ,

Cabin Flats Trail

  • 0.9mi, ,

Caldwell Fork Trail Trail

  • 6.3mi, ,

Camel Gap Trail Trail

  • 4.7mi, ,

Cane Creek Trail Trail

  • 2.1mi, ,

Cataloochee Divide Trail Trail

  • 6.4mi, ,

Chasteen Creek Trail Trail

  • 4mi, ,

Chestnut Branch Trail Trail

  • 2.1mi, ,

Chestnut Top Trail Trail

  • 4.3mi, ,

Chimney Tops Trail Trail

More Difficult
  • Fairly short, but very steep especially near the upper end. Takes you to the spectacular cliff-top view on top of the Chimneys - sharp, rocky peaks on a ridge extending from Sugarland Mountain. A gem, although the hemlocks along much of the trail are...
  • 2mi, Climbs Steeply, Moderately Rough

Clingmans Dome Bypass Trail Trail

  • 0.5mi, ,

Cold Springs Gap Trail Trail

  • 3.5mi, ,

Cooper Creek Trail Trail

  • 0.5mi, ,

Cooper Road Trail Trail

  • 10.9mi, ,

Cove Mountain Trail Trail

  • 8.5mi, ,

Crib Gap Trail Trail

  • 1.6mi, ,

Crooked Arm Ridge Trail Trail

  • 2.2mi, ,

Cucumber Gap Trail Trail

  • 2.4mi, ,

Curry Mountain Trail Trail

  • 3.3mi, ,

Deep Creek Trail Trail

  • 14.2mi, ,

Deeplow Gap Trail Trail

  • 6.1mi, ,

Dry Sluice Gap Trail Trail

  • 4.2mi, ,

Eagle Creek Trail Trail

  • 8.9mi, ,

Enloe Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.6mi, ,

Finley Cane Trail Trail

  • 2.8mi, ,

Flat Creek Trail Trail

  • 2.6mi, ,

Fork Ridge Trail Trail

  • 5.1mi, ,

Forney Creek Trail Trail

  • 11.4mi, ,

Forney Ridge Trail Trail

  • 5.6mi, ,

Gabes Mountain Trail Trail

  • 6.6mi, ,

Gatlinburg Trail Trail

  • 1.9mi, ,

Goldmine Loop Trail Trail

  • 2mi, ,

Gold Mine Trail Trail

  • 0.8mi, ,

Goshen Prong Trail Trail

  • 7.6mi, ,

Grapeyard Ridge Trail Trail

  • 7.6mi, ,

Grassy Branch Trail Trail

  • 2.5mi, ,

Greenbrier Ridge Trail Trail

  • 4.2mi, ,

Gregory Bald Trail Trail

  • 7.3mi, ,

Gregory Ridge Trail Trail

  • 5mi, ,

Gunter Fork Trail Trail

  • 4.1mi, ,

Hannah Mountain Trail Trail

  • 9.5mi, ,

Hatcher Mountain Trail Trail

  • 2.8mi, ,

Hazel Creek Trail Trail

  • 14.7mi, ,

Hemphill Bald Trail Trail

  • 8.4mi, ,

Hughes Ridge Trail Trail

  • 5mi, ,

Huskey Gap Trail Trail

  • 4.1mi, ,

Hyatt Ridge Trail Trail

  • 4.4mi, ,

Indian Creek Motor Trail Trail

  • 1.8mi, ,

Indian Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.6mi, ,

Indian Grave Gap Trail Trail

  • 3.7mi, ,

Jakes Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.3mi, ,

Jenkins Ridge Trail Trail

  • 8.9mi, ,

Jonas Creek Trail Trail

  • 4.1mi, ,

Juney Whank Falls Trail Trail

  • 0.3mi, ,

Kanati Fork Trail Trail

  • 2.9mi, ,

Kephart Prong Trail Trail

  • 2mi, ,

Lakeshore Trail - #77 to Campsite #81 Trail

Easy
  • 4.2mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Lakeshore Trail - #81 To Campsite #86 Trail

Easy
  • 3.4mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Lakeshore Trail - Hazel Creek To Campsite 90 Trail

Easy
  • 4.9mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Lakeshore Trail - Lakeview Dr. To #77 Trail

Easy
  • 16.6mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Laurel Falls Trail Trail

  • 4mi, ,

Lead Cove Trail Trail

  • 1.8mi, ,

Little Bottoms Trail Trail

  • 2.3mi, ,

Little Brier Gap Trail Trail

  • 1.4mi, ,

Little Cataloochee Trail Trail

  • 5.2mi, ,

Little Greenbrier Trail Trail

  • 4.3mi, ,

Little River Trail Trail

  • 6.2mi, ,

Long Bunk Trail Trail

  • 3.6mi, ,

Long Hungry Ridge Trail Trail

  • 4.5mi, ,

Loop Trail Trail

  • 1.2mi, ,

Lost Cove Trail Trail

  • 2.7mi, ,

Lower Mt. Cammerer Trail Trail

  • 7.5mi, ,

Low Gap Trail I Trail

  • 2.5mi, ,

Low Gap Trail II Trail

  • 2.9mi, ,

LT - #90 To Fontana Dam Trail

  • 5.6mi, ,

Lumber Ridge Trail Trail

  • 4.1mi, ,

Lynn Camp Prong Trail Trail

  • 3.7mi, ,

Maddron Bald Trail Trail

  • 7.3mi, ,

Martins Gap Trail Trail

  • 3mi, ,

McKee Branch Trail Trail

  • 2.3mi, ,

Meigs Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.5mi, ,

Meigs Mountain Trail Trail

  • 6.1mi, ,

Metcalf Bottoms Trail Trail

  • 0.7mi, ,

Middle Prong Trail Trail

  • 4.1mi, ,

Mingus Creek Trail Trail

  • 5.8mi, ,

Miry Ridge Trail Trail

  • 5mi, ,

Mountains to Sea Section 1 Trail

Most Difficult
  • **Clingman's Dome to Waterrock Knob** From the start of the trail at Clingmans Dome on the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (north), to the summit of Waterrock Knob off the Blue Ridge Parkway. The trail is all on existing...
  • 68.9mi, Hilly, Moderately Rough

Mount Cammerer Trail Trail

  • 0.6mi, ,

Mount Sterling Ridge Trail Trail

  • 5.3mi, ,

Mount Sterling Trail Trail

  • 2.7mi, ,

Newton Bald Trail Trail

  • 5.3mi, ,

Noland Creek Trail Trail

  • 10.3mi, ,

Noland Divide Trail Trail

  • 11.6mi, ,

Oconaluftee River Trail Trail

  • 1.6mi, ,

Old Settlers Trail Trail

  • 15.8mi, ,

Old Sugarlands Trail Trail

  • 3.9mi, ,

Palmer Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.3mi, ,

Panther Creek Trail Trail

  • 2.3mi, ,

Pole Road Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.3mi, ,

Polls Gap Trail Trail

  • 4.4mi, ,

Porters Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.6mi, ,

Pretty Hollow Gap Trail Trail

  • 5.6mi, ,

Rabbit Creek Trail Trail

  • 7.8mi, ,

Rainbow Falls Trail Trail

  • 6.7mi, ,

Ramsay Cascades Trail Trail

  • 4mi, ,

Rich Mountain Loop Trail Trail

  • 3.3mi, ,

Rich Mountain Trail Trail

  • 2.3mi, ,

Road Prong Trail Trail

  • 2.4mi, ,

Rough Creek Trail Trail

  • 2.8mi, ,

Rough Fork Trail Trail

  • 6.4mi, ,

Roundtop Trail Trail

  • 7.5mi, ,

Russell Field Trail Trail

  • 3.5mi, ,

Schoolhouse Gap Trail Trail

  • 2.2mi, ,

Scott Mountain Trail Trail

  • 3.6mi, ,

Smokemont Loop Trail Trail

  • 3.9mi, ,

Snake Den Ridge Trail Trail

  • 5.3mi, ,

Springhouse Branch Trail Trail

  • 7.1mi, ,

Spruce Mountain Trail Trail

  • 1mi, ,

Stone Pile Gap Trail Trail

  • 0.9mi, ,

Sugarland Mountain Trail Trail

  • 11.9mi, ,

Sunkota Ridge Trail Trail

  • 8.6mi, ,

Swallow Fork Trail Trail

  • 4mi, ,

Sweat Heifer Creek Trail Trail

  • 3.7mi, ,

The Boulevard Trail

  • 5.4mi, ,

Thomas Divide Trail Trail

  • 13.6mi, ,

Trillium Gap Trail Trail

  • 8.9mi, ,

Tunnel Bypass Trail Trail

  • 1.6mi, ,

Turkeypen Ridge Trail Trail

  • 3.6mi, ,

Twentymile Loop Trail Trail

  • 2.9mi, ,

Twentymile Trail Trail

  • 5mi, ,

Twin Creeks Trail Trail

  • 1.9mi, ,

Welch Ridge Trail Trail

  • 7.3mi, ,

West Prong Trail Trail

  • 2.7mi, ,

Wet Bottom Trail Trail

  • 1mi, ,

Whiteoak Branch Trail Trail

  • 1.8mi, ,

Wolf Ridge Trail Trail

  • 6.3mi, ,