Jenkins Ridge Trail

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina

Distance8.7mi
Elevation Gain5,191ft
Trailhead Elevation4,949ft
Top5,029ft
Elevation Min/Max2187/5029ft
Elevation Start/End4949/4949ft

Jenkins Ridge Trail

Jenkins Ridge Trail is a hiking and horse trail in North Carolina and Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is 8.7 miles long and begins at 4,949 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 17.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,191 feet. Woodward Knob and Cherry Knob (elevation 4,301 feet), the Haw Gap saddle, and the Higdon Cemetery (elevation 2,356 feet) grave yard can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Hazel Creek Trail and Appalachian Trail.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Nov 2018