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Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, TN. – Andrew Bald and Clingmans Dome Trails.
June 16, 2021 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Long Hike: We’ll hike from the Clingmans Dome Parking Area down Forney Ridge Trail 1.5 mi to Andrews Bald for the views and azaleas in bloom. Retrace our steps to the Clingmans Dome Bypass Trail which will lead us to the AT and over to Clingmans Dome Observation Tower for a total of 4.5 strenuous miles with an elevation change of 2400’. Short Hike: Choose either trail option. Pack water, snacks and lunch. Carpool cost is $10. Depart 7:00 am CDST from the Crossville Dorton United Methodist Church, 3405 HWY 70 East (one mile East of Peavine Rd & next door to Certified Cylinder). Gas cost is $10. Pack water, snacks and lunch. We’ll stop for dinner on the way home. Contact the hike coordinator Deb Westervelt, text 931-267-2243 or email .
Deb – hike leader