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Top Spots

Murphy River Walk

Murphy, North Carolina

3.53 mi / 194 ft gain

The Gobbler Loop

Murphy, North Carolina

6.18 mi / 1250 ft gain

Hike to Panther Top Fire Tower

Murphy, North Carolina

1.5 mi / 450 ft gain

Nottely Reservoir Trail

Blairsville, Georgia

2.53 mi / 335 ft gain

Hike the Miller Trek

Young Harris, Georgia

5.0
6.3 mi / 1325 ft gain

Hike Hooper Bald

Robbinsville, North Carolina

1 mi / 250 ft gain

Meeks Park to Union County Dog Park Loop

Blairsville, Georgia

4.56 mi / 440 ft gain

Butternut Creek Loop

Blairsville, Georgia

0.68 mi / 46 ft gain

Huckleberry Knob

Lake Santeetlah, North Carolina

4.8
1.77 mi / 295 ft gain

Places to stay

Murphy / Peace Valley KOA Holiday

Marble, North Carolina

Murphy / Peace Valley KOA Holiday

Jackrabbit Mountain

Hayesville, North Carolina

Jackrabbit Mountain

Donley Cabin

North River Road

Donley Cabin

Mcnabb Creek Group

North River Road

Mcnabb Creek Group

Swan Cabin

Cheoah, North Carolina

Swan Cabin

Morganton Point

Morganton, Georgia

Morganton Point

Guides and stories

Indulge in Adventure at this Base Camp Near the Great Smoky Mountains

Indulge in Adventure at this Base Camp Near the Great Smoky Mountains

The Outbound Collective

20 Must-Do Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

20 Must-Do Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Outbound Collective

The Smokies Are Still Alive!

The Smokies Are Still Alive!

Merritt McKinney

6 Inspiring Photos from the Smoky Mountains

6 Inspiring Photos from the Smoky Mountains

Nick Spicer

The 5 Best Fall Hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The 5 Best Fall Hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Christian Murillo

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