Lower Mount Cammerer Trail

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Located 13.8 miles from Newport, Tennessee (TN)
4 Stars
17,637 Steps 1  (7.7 mi)


The Lower Mount Cammerer Trail has a maximum elevation of 3,704 ft (1,129 m), a minimum elevation of 2,395 ft (730 m), and an elevation range of 1,309 ft (399 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
17,6377.7 mi2,395 ft3,704 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.6 hrs108.21,299 ft220 ft
[ B to A ]
4.1 hrs18.3220 ft1,299 ft

What is the length of the Lower Mount Cammerer Trail?

The length of the trail is 7.7 mi (12.4 km) or 17,637 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Lower Mount Cammerer Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 4.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.1 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


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 Lower Mount Cammerer 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

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Chestnut Hill, TN
  2. North Topo Map: Newport, TN
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Neddy Mountain, TN
  4. West Topo Map: Jones Cove, TN
  5. Topo Map: Hartford, TN
  6. East Topo Map: Waterville, NC
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Mount Guyot, TN
  8. South Topo Map: Luftee Knob, NC
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Cove Creek Gap, NC

Is there a Lower Mount Cammerer trail map?

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



  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.