Charlies Bunion Hiking Trail
Charlies Bunion Hiking Trail located in the Mt. LeConte Area off of Newfound Gap Rd the trail is 8.1 miles long round trip with an elevation gain of 1640' with a strenuous difficulty rating for hiking abilities and fitness level required. A higher elevation of around 6000' at several portions offers extraordinary views and many areas that are easy to take it all in. The flowering foliage that grows at the high altitude showcases wildflowers that bloom during the spring and summer with many that you don't see at lower elevations. As you are at the top of the ridge you are able to see views of the mountain ranges on either side of you at the same time. The challenging hike pays off with the views that you are able to take in along the way and at the top.