Rainbow Falls Trailhead: Rainbow Falls and Mount Le Conte, Photo Gallery, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina
Rainbow Falls Trailhead: Rainbow Falls and Mount Le Conte
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Mount Le Conte (6,593’) is the 3rd highest peak in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the tallest from base to top in the eastern United States. Of four routes leading to the summit, the Rainbow Falls Trail is arguably the most challenging. But with the extra effort come a few compelling distinctions. Hikers will enjoy ecological diversity, exceptional blooms, sensational views, light traffic, and a memorable stop at Rainbow Falls en route to Mount Le Conte.
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