The Best Hikes near Knoxville

Chasing Adventure at Clingmans Dome
Davenport Gap Shelter, Cocke County, TennesseeDavenport Gap ShelterCocke County, TennesseeThe Davenport gap shelter is the last shelter that northbound hikers will come across inside of the great smoky mountains park. Unlike most of the...Rainbow Springs, North CarolinaRainbow SpringsNorth CarolinaHeading north on the Appalachian trail from winding stair gap leads to a beautiful waterfall system and several amazing camp sites. Doesn't require...Bates Creek, North CarolinaBates CreekNorth CarolinaMingo Falls located are over 120 feet high and are rated one of the most impressive falls in Western North Carolina. The climb is steep with...Davenport Gap Shelter, Cocke County, TennesseeDavenport Gap ShelterCocke County, TennesseeThe Davenport gap shelter is the last shelter that northbound hikers will come across inside of the great smoky mountains park. Unlike most of the...Clingmans Dome, Swain County, North CarolinaClingmans DomeSwain County, North CarolinaA short but steep walk takes you from the parking lot up to a beautiful lookout called Clingmans Dome. The highest point along the Appalachian...Fires Creek, North CarolinaFires CreekNorth CarolinaFires creek management area. A local place to have a great picnic. It also offers horseback riding areas and great fly fishing spots. There are...Laurel Falls Trailhead, Sevier County, TennesseeLaurel Falls TrailheadSevier County, TennesseeLaurel Falls inside Smoky Mountain National Park is an 80ft multi-level waterfall. There is a 1.3 mile paved trail that leads to and crosses over...Icewater Spring Shelter, Sevier County, TennesseeIcewater Spring ShelterSevier County, Tennessee8.1 mile hike to Charlies Bunion! Hard hike but worth every step!Murphy, North CarolinaMurphyNorth CarolinaHiking around Murphy, North Carolina. Lots of waterfalls and beautiful trails.Charlies Bunion, Swain County, North CarolinaCharlies BunionSwain County, North CarolinaA 4 mile #hike from the Newfound Gap parking lot takes you to this beautiful spot along the #AppalachianTrail. Tip: This is a highly photographed...Clingman's Dome- The Great Smoky Mtns, Gatlinburg, TennesseeClingman's Dome- The Great Smoky MtnsGatlinburg, TennesseeClingman's dome is one of my favourite places to hike in the smokies. At its peak, the mountain is 6,643 feet above sea level. Not very high if you...Chimney Tops Trail Trailhead, Sevier County, TennesseeChimney Tops Trail TrailheadSevier County, TennesseeAn awesome trail. 2 miles up 2 miles down. Another one to get motivated for. It's all uphill. But with a little climb at the end and a totally...Grotto Falls, Sevier County, TennesseeGrotto FallsSevier County, TennesseeThe Roaring Fork spills over and drops 30ft creating Grotto Falls. The reward of a 1.3 mile one way hike is to view and walk behind one of the most...Nantahala, North CarolinaNantahalaNorth CarolinaThe hiking near the NOC is likely to wear you out! Regardless of whether you are heading north or south you can expect 3000 feet of elevation gain...Laurel Falls Trailhead, Sevier County, TennesseeLaurel Falls TrailheadSevier County, TennesseeBright orange fungus growing on a decaying tree along the trail to Laurel Falls.Trillium Gap Trail Trailhead, Sevier County, TennesseeTrillium Gap Trail TrailheadSevier County, Tennessee"The Place of a Thousand Drips" - One of the many scenic stops on the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. A narrow, winding one way road that travels...Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blount County, TennesseeGreat Smoky Mountains National ParkBlount County, TennesseeLaurel Falls, an easy 1.2 mile hike in Great Smoky Mountain National ParkClingmans Dome Lookout Tower, Swain County, North CarolinaClingmans Dome Lookout TowerSwain County, North CarolinaBuilt in 1959, the 45-foot concrete observation tower features a circular platform accessed by a spiral ramp. The ramp is 375 feet in length, and...Grotto Falls, Sevier County, TennesseeGrotto FallsSevier County, TennesseeAn approach shot with Grotto Falls in the back dropClingmans Dome, Swain County, North CarolinaClingmans DomeSwain County, North CarolinaView from Clingmans Dome in the Smoky Mountains.
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