Hike to Walden Ridge Fire Tower

Walden Ridge Road

Distance

3 Miles

Elevation Gain

250 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Running, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Jared Beeler

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

360 degree views of thee Tennessee mountains and valleys!

The road to the top is a narrowing and very curvy so on the way up to the top you need to be very careful and take it slow. When you get to the top of the mountain you will see a small gravel lot on the left. After you park you will start your hike up an old road with a gate in front. The trail continues for a half mile along the way there are some rocky points you can view the valley from. When you get to the tower you need to be careful climbing it because it can get pretty narrow at the top. Once you climb all of the 100 stairs you will get the the top of the cab that you can get inside and enjoy the view. From the tower on a good day of visibility you should be able to see all the way to the smoky mountains.   

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Nearby Lodging

From $194/night

Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

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Awesome Hike!

Great hike with an even better view!

Distance

3 Miles

Elevation Gain

250 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Running, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Jared Beeler

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