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Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Clingmans Dome

This paved, half-mile (one-way) trail leads to the highest point on the Appalachian Trail and 100-mile views of seven states.

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MORE INFO: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, (307) 344-7381;

To Trailhead

From Gatlinburg, TN, head southwest on TN 71 S/US 441 S. In 15.7 miles, turn right onto Clingmans Dome Rd. Go 7 miles to parking area.

Clingmans Dome Tower

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