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Hiking Clingmans Dome to Newfound Gap via the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains

Clingmans Dome to Newfound Gap Hike Length: 14.9 Miles Roundtrip Elevation Gain: 2,060 Feet Terrain: Dirt, Overgrown Roots/Sticks, Rocky Features: Spruce-Fir Forest Views Difficulty: Strenuous   At 6,643 feet, Clingmans Dome is the third highest peak east of the Mississippi River and features an overlook tower where park tourists gather to see some of the …

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