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Distance:
0.7 Miles / 1.1 km
Type:
Loop
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~21 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Universal Access
Park:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Town:
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Directions:
35.679324, -83.531214
Added:
September 06, 2017
Updated:
February 22, 2024
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29 '

Total Change
40 '

Ascent
43 '

Descent

The Sugarlands Valley Nature Loop Trail is a small 0.7 mile loop hike at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Gatlinburg, TN. The trail itself is far more interesting than the name suggests - the Sugarlands Valley used to be a settlement of private properties that was eventually given away to the national park.

On this trail you'll find the remains of two homesteads - the only remaining features are two fireplaces and a stonewall right on the trail.

The trail also runs next to a creek that cuts through the Sugarlands Valley. There are benches along the creek and along the trail itself.

The trail is concrete and fully accessible except for the creek's banks.

Explore 3 trails near Gatlinburg, TN
  1. Parking

    35.679324, -83.531214
  2. Main Trailhead

    35.679482, -83.531025
  3. Along the creek

    35.678619, -83.52855
    Along the creek
  4. Along the creek

    35.678561, -83.528542
    Along the creek
  5. Old chimney from what was once a house

    35.679325, -83.530097
    Old chimney from what was once a house
  6. Another old chimney from what was once a house

    35.679428, -83.53025
    Another old chimney from what was once a house
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0.7 miles / 1.1 km
Trail added
September 06, 2017
Hiked on
September 02, 2017
Updated on
February 22, 2024
0.7 miles / 1.1 km
March 09, 2018
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0.8 miles / 1.3 km
September 02, 2017
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