Peregrine Peak via Alum Cave Bluff Trail

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Peregrine Peak via Alum Cave Bluff Trail

Take a look at this 7.2-kilometer out-and-back track near Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It takes an average of 2 hours 31 minutes to finish this moderately difficult route. Because this is a popular hiking region, you will most likely come across other people while exploring. The route is available all year and is a great place to come at any time. Dogs are not permitted on this trail, so leave them at home.

While there is no admission price, people who park for more than 15 minutes must purchase a parking permit. A daily, weekly, or annual tag can be purchased online or in the visitor's center.

The Alum Cave Bluffs Trail, sometimes known as the Alum Cave Trail, leads to a "cave," which is actually more of a massive rock overhang.

and then on to Peregrine Peak. It begins with a moderate slope to Arch Rock, then becomes steeper and concludes with many stairs. It has a smooth forest floor, log bridges to cross, gorgeous flowers and trees, and endless photo opportunities along Alum Cave Creek. Between Inspiration Point and Alum Cave Bluff, look for outstanding views of Little Duck Hawk Ridge. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the top cave. There are no garbage cans, so remember to take your rubbish with you.

To begin this hike, park at the Alum Cave Trailhead. This hike might get crowded, so arrive early to the parking lot.