Clingmans Dome Vistas

Bryson City, North Carolina

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Begin at the Appalachian Trail’s highest trailhead, near Clingmans Dome, and cruise spruce-fir forest. Th en follow the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) along a knife-edge ridge, presenting stellar views. Head to the west side of Mount Buckley for a comprehensive vista and then backtrack, taking the A.T. to Clingmans Dome, with its views.
Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail South

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Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail South

by Johnny Molloy (Menasha Ridge Press)

Begin at the Appalachian Trail’s highest trailhead, near Clingmans Dome, and cruise spruce-fir forest. Th en follow the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) along a knife-edge ridge, presenting stellar views. Head to the west side of Mount Buckley for a comprehensive vista and then backtrack, taking the A.T. to Clingmans Dome, with its views.

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

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Bryson City
Distance: 2
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 1.5 hours
Season: Year-round
Trailhead Elevation: 6,300 feet
Top Elevation: 6,643 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 Clingmans Dome and USGS Silers Bald
Driving Directions: Directions to Clingmans Dome Vistas

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