Little River and Cucumber Gap Trails 6-22-12 (Full Gallery)

This was a weekend of camping, hiking and friendship. Five of us from the Tennessee Trails Association stayed at the Elkmont Campground in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and hiked about 25 miles through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Eastern United States.

Friday night we hiked The Little River and Cucumber Gap Trails near Elkmont. The trail follows the Little River through the remnants of the Elkmont Vacation community–which was abandoned by the home owners after the federal government took the land for the park.