Located in Tennessee, the hiking in Great Smoky Mountains offers more than a half-dozen beautiful hikes and backpacking trails. The best Great Smoky Mountains hiking based on popularity are considered to be Wolf Ridge Trail, Foothills Parkway, Balsam Mountain Trail, Deep Creek Trail, and Lakeshore Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Great Smoky Mountains hiking trail below.
North of Chilhowee, the Cooper Road Trail is a 10.5 mile route. This hiking trail is part of a 19 mile loop including Rabbit Creek Trail. The best trailhead is located at Abrams Creek Campground.