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Classic Hikes of the Smokies
September 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2022
Classic Hikes of the Smokies in Great Smoky Mountains National Park features interpretation of the trail, history, and park projects supported by Friends of the Smokies. These hikes support restoration and rehabilitation of some of the Smokies most impacted trails through the Trails Forever program.
Classic Hikes are held the second Tuesday of the month, from March through December.
To learn more or register for any Classic Hike visit Hike.FriendsOfTheSmokies.org.
Registration is $35 for each hike or $180 for all 10, which works out to one free hike.
March 8 – Cucumber Gap and Little River
5.4 miles | Moderate
Wildflowers, River, Loop
April 12 – Porters Creek
7.4 miles | Moderate
Wildflowers, Cascades, Out & Back
May- Mt. Leconte Overnight
June 14 – Clingmans Dome to Silers Bald
9 miles | Difficult
Wildflowers, Views, Out & Back
July 12– Chimney Tops
4.4 miles | Difficult
Trails Forever Project, Mountain Views, Out & Back
August 9 – Cataloochee Divide to Hemphill Bald
8.5 miles | Moderate
Views, Historic Log Home, Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center, Out & Back
September 13 –Twenty Mile Loop
7.8 miles | Moderate
Forest Walk, Wildflowers, Loop
October 11 – Walker Sister Home
4.0 miles | Easy
Forever Places Project, Forest Walk, Out & Back
November 8 – Lakeshore Loop
9.4 miles | Difficult
Old home-sites, Nature Walk, Loop
December 13 – Kephart Prong
3.9 miles | Easy
Historic CCC Camp, Forest Walk, Holiday Celebration