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FGH Knoxville: Huskey Branch Falls

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Huskey Branch Falls

Little River Trail

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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FGH: KNOXVILLE! Our FGH Knoxville ambassador & hike leader, Tamera, will be leading this hike. She can be reached at fghtennessee@gmail.com. Check out Tamera's profile: https://fatgirlshiking.com/tennessee/


Fat Girls Hiking's Body Positive group hikes are open to ALL genders, ALL sizes, ALL skill levels. We go at a pace that feels good for everyone. No one is too slow to hike with us! No one is left behind! We love to share our lived experiences with one another on the trail and hope to create a space where ALL feel welcome! We ask that anyone who joins our group events refrain from diet talk, body shaming or weight loss talk.


Little River Trail to Huskey Branch Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This trail is located in the Elkmont section of the park. This hike parallels the river and is easier due to the trail being an old roadbed. The views of the river & the mult-iteir cascade are pretty this time of year!


THE HIKE: 4.3 out-and-back ( to the Falls and back) easy to moderate hike

Elevation starts at 2,200 and ends at around 2,500 at Huskey Branch Falls.

Kids would enjoy this hike due to little elevation gain & beautiful views of the river.

Dogs are not allowed on this trail.



There are restrooms available at Elkmont campground near the trailhead.



GETTING THERE:

The drive is around 52 miles from Knoxville & will take approximately 1.5 hours.
Parking is free.
There are no entrance fees.
Public transit is not available.


From Knoxville drive to Gatlinburg & use the bypass to go towards Sugarland Visitors Center.
From the Sugarlands Visitor Center near Gatlinburg, drive 4.9 miles west along Little River Road to reach the turnoff for the Elkmont Campground, which will be on your left. After turning into Elkmont, drive 1.4 miles to the campground entrance. Instead of proceeding into the campground, turn left and drive another 0.6 miles to reach the parking area for the Little River Trail. The Huskey Gap Trail is accessed via the Little River Trail

If driving from Maryville take Lamar Alexander Parkway to Townsend into the park. Take a left onto Little River Road & Elkmont is around 13 miles from there.



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