Top 10 Hikes in the Smokies


With the arrival of warmer weather, it’s time to start getting back to the outdoor playground that we call the Great Smoky Mountains. It is arguably one of the greatest hiking destinations in the United States. And it’s right in our backyard! So to get you ready for an epic Summer, our friends at Roots Rated have compiled their list of The 10 Best Hikes in the Smokies! Our expertise lies in brewing damn good beer, so we’ll just quickly go over the list here. Be sure to head over to their page to check out the full write up with all the details and their guide. Also head back to our Facebook Page to let us know what you think needs to be added to this list!

1. Rocky Top/Thunderhead Mountain
2. Andrews Bald
3. Porters Creek

4. Mount LeConte via Alum Caves
5. Rich Mountain Loop
6. Ramsey Cascades
7. Chimney Tops
8. Charlies Bunion and the Jump Off
9. Spruce Flat Falls
10. Mount Cammerer


*Photo: The Appalachian Trail crossing the summit of Rocky Top, the westernmost of the three peaks of Thunderhead Mountain. Wikimedia Commons

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