Cabin Flats Trail
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Located 42.4 miles from Brevard, North Carolina (NC)

4 Stars
2,307 Steps 1  (1.0 mi)

The Cabin Flats Trail has a maximum elevation of 3,182 ft (970 m), a minimum elevation of 3,009 ft (917 m), and an elevation gain of 1,430 ft (436 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Cabin Flats 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.


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
2,3071.0 mi3,009 ft3,182 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
31 min0.11,430 ft1,932 ft
[ B to A ]
34 min0.11,932 ft1,430 ft

What is the length of the Cabin Flats Trail?

The length of the Cabin Flats Trail is 1.0 mi (1.6 km) or 2,307 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Cabin Flats Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the Cabin Flats Trail in 31 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 34 min in the [ B to A ] direction.

Cabin Flats Trail Topo Maps

Download free Cabin Flats Trail topo maps 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

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Mount Le Conte, TN
  2. North Topo Map: Mount Guyot, TN
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Luftee Knob, NC
  4. West Topo Map: Clingmans Dome, NC
  5. Topo Map: Smokemont, NC
  6. East Topo Map: Bunches Bald, NC
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Bryson City, NC
  8. South Topo Map: Whittier, NC
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Sylva North, NC

Is there a Cabin Flats Trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Cabin Flats Trail is located on the Smokemont topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

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  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 sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, 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.

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