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Distance

9.3 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Difficult

Δ Elevation (FT)

~1800 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Great Smoky Mountain National Park Topo Map

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Big Fork Ridge Loop Trail

North CarolinaTennessee | Great Smoky Mountains

  • White-tailed Deer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Big Fork Ridge Loop is a difficult hike in Great Smoky Mountains National Park that features stunning old growth. Along the way hikers can expect plentiful wildlife, superb scenery and a landscape dotted with remains of old farmsteads. This trail is a great choice for those looking to get off the beaten path and explore a lesser visited area of the park. There is plenty of camping available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Contact: Great Smoky Mountains National Park 107 Park Headquarters Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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