Sweat Heifer Cascades Loop, Trail Map, Newfound Gap Trailhead, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina

Sweat Heifer Cascades Loop - 13.35 Miles

Great Smoky Mountains National Park




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1: N35 36.659 W83 25.480 — 0.0 miles : Newfound Gap Trailhead
2: N35 36.840 W83 25.121 — .5 miles : Rocky, rooted climb on the Appalachian Trail
3: N35 37.064 W83 24.742 — 1.0 miles : High, thin ridge with partial views
4: N35 37.273 W83 24.231 — 1.65 miles : Sweat Heifer Creek Trail split
5: N35 37.324 W83 23.858 — 2.0 miles : Moderate grades on variously rocky trail
6: N35 37.705 W83 23.438 — 2.65 miles : Boulevard Trail split
7: N35 37.800 W83 23.193 — 2.9 miles : Icewater Backcountry Shelter
8: N35 37.817 W83 23.187 — 2.95 miles : Icewater Spring
9: N35 37.920 W83 23.182 — 3.1 miles : Undulating travel on high, open ridges
10: N35 38.209 W83 22.605 — 3.85 miles : Charlies Bunion access spur
11: N35 38.288 W83 22.146 — 4.35 miles : Dry Sluice Gap Trail split
12: N35 37.568 W83 21.456 — 5.6 miles : Grassy Branch Trail split
13: N35 37.406 W83 21.809 — 6.4 miles : Minimally maintained and overgrown trail
14: N35 36.991 W83 21.938 — 7.6 miles : Fast drop through luxuriant hardwoods
15: N35 36.595 W83 22.128 — 8.1 miles : Kephart Shelter -Sweat Heifer Creek Trail
16: N35 37.133 W83 22.859 — 9.3 miles : Sweat Heifer Cascades
17: N35 37.013 W83 23.524 — 10.1 miles : Steady climb into spruce-fir forest
18: N35 37.273 W83 24.231 — 11.7 miles : Appalachian Trail junction
19: N35 36.659 W83 25.480 — 13.35 miles : Newfound Gap Trailhead


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