LeConte Lodge Loop via Bull Head Trail and Rainbow Falls Trail

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13.2 mi
Distance
5 hrs 46 min
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3,829 ft
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Overview

This is a difficult loop trail to LeConte Lodge in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

This trail goes by Rainbow Falls, West Point, and Bull Head.



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    1 year, 3 months ago
    This is a beautiful and challenging hike! It is also very popular, especially with people just going as far as Rainbow Falls, so arrive early and prepare to spend time looking for parking. On this particular day, the weather defied predictions, and it was very rainy, foggy, and windy. The falls were still beautiful, but I'll have to repeat this loop on a day to enjoy the views.
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crtant3 7 years, 12 months ago
LeConte, via rainbow falls/ bulls head (10/27/13)
If you do this loop go up rainbow and come down bulls head so you save the best (only) views for the trip down.
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