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    Knoxville, Tennessee

    Charlies Bunion

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    Knoxville, TN
    Pathfinder | 94 pts
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    9/6/2018
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    Knoxville, TN
    Pathfinder | 163 pts
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    7/30/2018
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    Tellico Plains, TN
    Pathfinder | 130 pts
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    3/22/2009
    I should have picked another trail to start back-up with after a month off. The trail starts with a long steady climb full of tourists, but eventually the crowds fade away, and you find yourself enjoying some real quite time. The trail is pretty rocky in places. The "bunion" itself makes the effort worth while. Great views! I met several AT thru-hikers on this trail (early spring).
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    Del Rio, TN
    Adventurer | 201 pts
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    11/2/2007
    Enjoyable hike. The trail was easy to moderate. The 1/2 mile side trail to the jumpoff was rugged but well worth the effort, I would definetly recommend this side trail as a must see. Dissapointed to see a lot of trash along the trail. The bunion was spectacular but there was too many people there to enjoy it. If your seeking more solitude I would hike this one later in the fall or winter. Nice view of Mt. LeConte to the N.W.
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    Trail Information

    Knoxville
    Nearby City
    8
    Distance
    Out-and-back
    Trail Type
    Moderate to Difficult
    Skill Level
    4.5 hours
    Duration
    Year-round
    Season
    5,015 feet
    Trailhead Elevation
    6,105 feet
    Top Elevation
    Camping
    Additional Use
    Views
    Features
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park: 865-436-1200, nps.gov/grsm
    Local Contacts
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park map; Trails Illustrated #229 Great Smoky Mountains National Park; USGS Clingmans Dome and USGS Mount Le Conte
    Local Maps

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