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Featured Hikes

The Smoky Mountains are home to countless beautiful and adventurous hiking trails. Some might find it to be overwhelming to choose just one, so the Adventure Guides at Blackberry Farm made it easier by recommending their favorites. Here is a brief summary about each hike, including trails, length and a fact or two about the hike!

Off Property:

Elkmont
Little River Trail Cucumber Gap Trail
5 mile loop
Along water with swimming holes
Easy to moderate

Abrams Creek
Little Bottoms Trail Hannah Mountain Trail Rabbit Creek
7.8 mile loop
Along Abrams Creek, at least one deep creek crossing,
Moderate to strenuous

Chimney Tops
Road Prong Trail Chimney Tops Trail
4 mile round trip
Beautiful views at top for the adventurous!
Strenuous

Abrams Falls
Abrams Falls Trail, (or have our guides show you the “back way in” Little Bottoms; 10 miles round trip; full day)
5 miles round trip
Great swimming hole in front of falls

Andrews Bald
3.5 miles round trip
Longer drive
Beautiful views, cooler temperatures
Easy down, little climb back up

Spruce Flats Falls
Tremont Institute trailhead
2.5 miles round trip
Short, easy to moderate

Charlie’s Bunion
8.5 miles round trip
Longer drive
Beautiful views, cooler temperatures
Allow half to full day
Moderate

Sugarland Mountain Trail
11 miles beginning to end (requires a shuttle)
Nearly all descending
Start at the top of a mountain, magnificent views and forests
In July, may also get to see beautiful mountain pepperbush and rosebay rhododendrons blooming
Scenic drive
Allow most of the day

On Property:

Boundary Trail
6.75 mile loop
Incorporates sections of the Walker Mountain, Overlook, Horse Slide, and Trunk Branch trails.
Great seasonal views and interesting historical sites. The best way to REALLY see the property!
Moderate to strenuous

Trunk Branch via Poplar Hollow
2 hour loop
Old home sites and artifacts, beautiful creekside
Easy to moderate