Hiking the Fiery Gizzard

Fiery Gizzard – Grundy to Foster Falls (Doghole Trail) Trail Length: 13.6 miles roundtrip Hiking time: 7:15 Elevation Gain: 1621 ft Terrain: Rocks, roots, dirt, uneven ground Features: waterfall, amazing views Difficulty: Strenuous This trail became one of my favorites after my wife and I hiked the Grundy Day Loop, then later went further to …

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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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Cummins Falls State Park Hiking

Hiking to Cummins Falls, near Cookeville, is something you should definitely do if you live in or are visiting the Middle Tennessee area. Cummins Falls is a 282 acre day-use only state park about 9 miles north of Cookeville in middle Tennessee. People in this area have been using the swimming hole below the falls …

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