Clingmans Dome
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff
N 35° 33.776 W 083° 29.906
17S E 273562 N 3938345
Quick Description: Clingmans Dome is located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/17/2007 4:38:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM1J8K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 152

Long Description:
At 6,643 feet, Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is the highest point in Tennessee, and the third highest point east in the Mississippi. At the end of Clingmans Dome Road, visitors will find the trailhead leading to a steep, half-mile hiking trail leading to the summit.

At the top, weary climbers are treated to spectacular 360° views from the top of a 45-foot tall observation tower. On clear, polution-free days visibilty from the tower reach 100 miles. The famed Appalachian Trail crosses Clingmans Dome near the summit, marking the highest point along its 2,144 mile journey from Maine to Georgia.
Altitude in Feet: 6643

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