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Re: [at-l] GSMNP Trail Info
> 1) Access at Fontana, where can you park a vehicle and what kind of
> facilities are available close to the parking area?
I've parked on the dam and at the trailhead, several times. Never a
problem. The hot shower at the dam is a nice extra.
> 2) Heading out of Fontana on the Lakeshore Trail to Campsite 90 at Lost Cove
> Creek. What is the trail like
nice, level, easy walk.
> and what is the campsite like?
nice. with water at a low in the area, I imagine the campsite is a ways
from water. Last time I was there, there was absolutely no firewood.
> It appears to be on the lakeshore at the
> confluence of Lost Cove Creek with the lake, how close to the lake is it?
it is exactly at the point where the creek meets the lake.
> 3) Heading up Eagle Creek on the Eagle Creek Trail.
the last time I was there, It took me 3 hrs to negotiate the blow
> 6) Turning back on to Lakeshore to Campsite 88. What is the
> campsite like?
I liked it.
> Other hike ideas are welcome as long as they can be squeezed into the
> criteria in the first paragraph!
there are lots of loops in the smokies. I suggest that everyone who
plans on spending any time in the park by the following book. It's the
bible of hikes in the park.
Hiking trails of the smokies
get it from the gsm-nhs
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