Spence Field– Russell Field Loop

Knoxville, Tennessee

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This strenuous all-day hike—or satisfying overnight backpack— provides ample reward to those who want to see the Smokies from bottom to top. Starting in Cades Cove, you will climb along a deeply forested crashing mountain stream.
Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail South

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Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail South

by Johnny Molloy (Menasha Ridge Press)

This strenuous all-day hike—or satisfying overnight backpack— provides ample reward to those who want to see the Smokies from bottom to top. Starting in Cades Cove, you will climb along a deeply forested crashing mountain stream.

© 2016 Johnny Molloy /Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Knoxville
Distance: 13
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Difficult
Duration: 6- 8 hours
Season: Year-round
Trailhead Elevation: 1,955 feet
Top Elevation: 5,050 feet
Local Contacts: Great Smoky Mountains National Park: 865-436-1200, nps.gov/grsm
Local Maps: Great Smoky Mountains National Park map; Trails Illustrated #229 Great Smoky Mountains National Park; USGS Cades Cove and USGS Thunderhead Mountain
Driving Directions: Directions to Spence Field– Russell Field Loop

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