Hike 101 - Little River and Cucumber Gap trails

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Sunday June 16

10:00 AM  –  2:00 PM

With Hugh and Sue Aukerman

Enjoy a group outing along one of the finest day-hike loops in the park. We'll start our day on a wide, old logging road along the big waters of the Little River. After 2.5 miles we'll transition onto Cucumber Gap Trail that was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Additional highlights are water scenes, wildflowers and the potential to spot wildlife in its natural habitat.

Event rating: 3 - Moderate difficulty

Mileage: 6 miles maximum. Read more about this trail in Hiking Trails of the Smokies.

Meeting location:  The Little River Trailhead located in Elkmont, Tennessee. 4.9 miles from Sugarlands Visitor Center 1420 Fighting Creek Gap Road Gatlinburg, TN. Just before the campground entrance station, veer left. Parking is 0.6 mile up. Read more about this historically and naturally rich location HERE.

What to bring: In addition to plenty of water, an appropriate amount of food for your comfort and comfortable hiking shoes, we recommend that you bring along a backpack and rain gear. A personal first-aid kit and trekking poles may be helpful as well.

All Required: Please read our Waivers and Policy Agreements.

For more information, call Dana Murphy at 865.436.7318, Ext. 349

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