Boulevard Trail

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Located 8.8 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee (TN)
4 Stars
12,618 Steps 1  (5.5 mi)

Elevation

The Boulevard Trail has a maximum elevation of 6,608 ft (2,014 m), a minimum elevation of 5,541 ft (1,689 m), and an elevation range of 1,067 ft (325 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
12,6185.5 mi5,541 ft6,608 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.0 hrs56.3676 ft1,001 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
3.2 hrs83.41,001 ft676 ft

What is the length of the Boulevard Trail?

The length of the trail is 5.5 mi (8.9 km) or 12,618 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Boulevard Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 3.0 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.2 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Boulevard Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Great Smoky Mountains National Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Pigeon Forge, TN
  2. North Topo Map: Richardson Cove, TN
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Jones Cove, TN
  4. West Topo Map: Gatlinburg, TN
  5. Topo Map: Mount Le Conte, TN
  6. East Topo Map: Mount Guyot, TN
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Silers Bald, NC
  8. South Topo Map: Clingmans Dome, NC
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Smokemont, NC

Is there a Boulevard trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Boulevard Trail is located on the Mount Le Conte topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

Discussion

Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.