Hughes Ridge Trail

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina

Elevation Gain2,282ft
Trailhead Elevation5,077ft
Elevation Min/Max4834/5555ft
Elevation Start/End5077/5071ft

Hughes Ridge Trail

Hughes Ridge Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Swain County, North Carolina. It is within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 5,077 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,282 feet. The Pecks Corner Shelter (elevation 5,292 feet) camp site can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near Pecks Corner (elevation 5,617 feet). This trail connects with the following: Bradley Fork Trail, Appalachian Trail, Chasteen Creek Trail and Enloe Creek Trail.

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Trail Information

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Nearby City
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Dec 2018