West Prong Trail - Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 35° 38.454 W 083° 41.491
17S E 256295 N 3947457
Quick Description: This West Prong Trail trailhead is located across the Tremont Road from the entrance the Great Smoky Mountains Institute.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/24/2013 8:09:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMJBG3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
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Long Description:
This West Prong Trail is 2.7 miles long, running from this trailhead to a junction with the Bote Mountain Trail. Roughly 2 miles from the trailhead is a creek crossing without a footbridge - only a few rocks and logs. At the Bote Mountain Trail junction a hiker can turn right or left. A right turn will lead to Laurel Creek Road in 1.2 miles, while a left turn will lead up to the Appalachian Trail at Spence Field, roughly 5.7 miles away.
Trailhead/trail website: [Web Link]

Trail allowances or restrictions:
This is a hiking and horse trail. Dogs are not allowed on trails in GSMNP.

Trail type: Dirt

Parking: Not Listed

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