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Mount Le Conte is a mountain located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. It is the third highest peak in the park, standing at an elevation of 6,593 feet (2,010 m). Mount Le Conte is known for its outstanding views and challenging hikes.
There are several routes to the summit of Mount Le Conte, including the popular Alum Cave Trail, the Boulevard Trail, and the Trillium Gap Trail. The Alum Cave Trail is the most popular route, and it’s known for its unique features such as the Alum Cave Bluffs, Arch Rock and Inspiration Point.
The summit of Mount Le Conte is home to the LeConte Lodge, a historic backcountry lodge that offers overnight accommodations. The lodge is open from mid-March to mid-November, and visitors can only reach it by hiking. The lodge provides meals, snacks and basic accommodations, and it’s a great place to stay for those looking for a backcountry experience.
Make reservations at the LeConte Lodge on their official website. The lodge is currently closed for the winter and will not open again until March 2023.
Leconte Lodge is accessible only by hiking and is the only place in the Smoky Mountains where a visitor can sleep overnight in a snug permanent structure. There are no roads that lead to the Lodge. There are five hiking trails that lead to the Lodge ranging in length from 5.0 miles up to 9.1 miles.
Mount Le Conte is also a popular destination for backpacking, and it’s considered one of the most challenging hikes in the park. It’s a great place for those who love to hike and enjoy nature, and the view from the summit is well worth the effort.