Little Brier Gap Loop

1 review #101 hike out of 614 in
6.4 mi
3 hrs 31 min
600 ft
Elev Gain


This is a moderate loop trail to Little Brier Gap in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

This trail goes by Little Mountain, Wear Cove Gap, and Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area.

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    2 years, 6 months ago
    This is NOT difficult! It' an easy and pleasant hike - it takes you past two landmarks in the Park, the Little Greenbrier School and the Walker Sisters Cabin, and then along the ridge of Little Mountain. The trails are well maintained, the few streams all have footbridges, there are some views into and out of the Park (probably more in fall or winter) along Little Greenbrier Trail, the elevation gain and loss is barely noticeable. The hardest part by far is the road walk at the end back to Metcalf Bottoms -- but even here the road is not heavily traveled so walking on the shoulder is fairly safe.
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