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Hike Rich Mountain Loop

Townsend, Tennessee



8.58 miles

Elevation Gain

1736 ft

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Hike the Rich Mountain Loop through meadows spattered with wildflowers and vibrant woods. See a historic cabin, wildlife, and a waterfall in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 

Park at the Cades Cover Information Kiosk. The trailhead is just down the road from here. At 4.2 miles you'll arrive at the Rich Mountain Trail junction. Stay to the right here and continue along the Indian Grave Gap Trail. In less than two miles from here you will arrive at another junction. Turn right onto Crooked Arm Ridge Trail. On this trail you will pass by the 25-foot falls, and then you will soon reach the Rich Mountain Loop Trail. Turn left to return to the parking lot. 

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